Bringing equity to STEM learning

October 14, 2020

As an unprecedented school year begins this fall, how do we make sure that high school students can develop relevant and applicable knowledge in STEM learning and effectively prepare our workforce for the jobs of the future? That’s the challenge […]

3 ways to forge teacher-student connections during COVID

October 7, 2020

New research highlights the adverse effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on teachers and students across the country–and it also underscores the importance of teacher-student connections. The Canva National Education Survey: Fall 2020 shows that the new school year, beginning […]

District budgets, expenses in flux while in-person learning remains uncertain

October 1, 2020

School districts nationwide “are really scrambling” to line up their budgets with expected expenses as a result, Griffith said, adding it’s likely districts will change their budgets multiple times over the school year. In Texas, North Carolina, California and other […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Education Strategies

What does a district court ruling mean for future right-to-education cases?

October 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The decision follows a landmark April decision in a Michigan right-to-read case, where a federal judge ruled Americans have “a fundamental right to a basic minimum education.” While the decision led to a major settlement between the state and students […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Will the Pandemic Lead More Colleges to Offer Credit for MOOCs? Coursera is Pushing for It.

October 15, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

When two Stanford University professors started Coursera in 2012, the focus was on building free online courses to bring teaching from elite colleges out to the world. Back then, the target market was people who couldn’t get to a traditional […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: First-Year Earnings Vary by Degree Program

October 14, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

College graduates with an associate’s degree in nursing from Santa Rosa Junior College in California make more money than graduates from some programs at Harvard University, a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows. […]