College Admissions: Vulnerable, Exploitable, and to Many Americans, Broken

March 15, 2019

Standardized test scores are manufactured. Transcripts are made up. High-stakes admissions decisions are issued based on fabricated extracurricular activities, ghostwritten personal essays and the size of the check written by the parents of the applicant. American universities are often cast […]

Nevada lays out broad higher ed partnership with Mexican state

March 5, 2019

Broad international partnerships are a way to provide students and colleges with a global educational pathway and trade specialties between geographies and institutions. Along with sharing educational resources, the agreement between Nevada and Tamaulipas is aimed at cultural enrichment at […]

Why teachers are teaching keyboarding earlier

February 26, 2019

When teachers were students themselves, they learned taught touch typing. As skilled professionals today, they devote a portion of class time to keyboarding practice. Inept teachers move quickly to other Information Technology skills believing there are more important things on […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Prepping first-gen college students begins in high school

March 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While many college students find completing their degree challenging, first-generation college students face special challenges. Without family members who have navigated the college admission process and campus experience successfully, these students often don’t know where to go for the support […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How work-study programs can teach students career skills

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report touches on ways the work-study program can help tackle two nagging issues in higher education: career readiness and retention. Students who see value in these jobs and make connections through them to the campus, peers and professionals may […]


Artificial Intelligence: It’s a journey, not a destination

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

AI is in the news. Products are springing up every day and vendors are filling up our inboxes and phones. The academic side is affected, too. MIT announced a $1 billion plan to create a new college for AI. Everyone […]