Close the Digital Learning Gap: How One District Tackled Tech Disparity in the Classroom

January 20, 2020

Category: Education Tech

In 2014, Palmdale School District was experiencing a major digital divide. With 28 campuses spread across the Southern California district, each managing its own technology decisions, some schools regularly enjoyed the benefits of technology in the classroom, while those in […]

Study: Preschool expansion leads to gains for Massachusetts children

January 16, 2020

Massachusetts was one of 13 states in 2014 that received funds for expansion through the Preschool Development Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Another five received initial development […]

Public opinion on college affordability unchanged in new poll

January 9, 2020

Myriad studies have highlighted potential barriers to paying for college, especially among low-income students and other vulnerable populations. A recent report from the National College Access Network identified fewer than half of U.S. public colleges as being affordable for poor […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Supreme Court to hear case educators worry could ‘destabilize public schools’

January 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a crucial case on the First Amendment this week that could, depending on its outcome, have significant fallout for public schools. “It will be a virtual earthquake,” Randi Weingarten, president of the […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: SEL program’s impact on state test scores mixed

January 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

After two years of study, a top takeaway from the Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development was that SEL is the process through which students learn and is important for all students, not just those with […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4 steps to great customer service in your school

January 20, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Although many in K-12 are cautious of comparing education to corporations, schools are in the business of educating students and preparing them for life. And one of the most important parts of any business is customer service. During the edWebinar […]