Report: Community Colleges Drive Workforce Education, Training

September 16, 2021

A new survey found that community colleges, and especially their noncredit programs, play an outsize role in providing job-focused education. Opportunity America, a Washington, D.C., think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey findings in an accompanying policy report […]

Young libertarians protest vaccine mandates on campus

September 9, 2021

Category: News

When Virginia Tech announced in June that it would require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Ben Walls, a junior multimedia journalism student, was upset. As co-president of the Virginia Tech Young Americans for Liberty, a youth libertarian organization with […]

Ensuring Equal Access to Education

August 30, 2021

Category: Editorial

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through countries across the globe, normal life was suspended in order to resolve the acute healthcare issues from which no one was spared. The pandemic has changed the way people work, live, and learn. Furthermore, […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

The broken clock: How we get time wrong in education

September 22, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The education establishment seems to think that time is a tangible asset. State legislatures mete out requirements based on minutes of classroom time as a measure of accountability. In higher education, we have the holy contact hour. Amazingly, those dictating […]

Education Tech

The right tech tools make for a safer classroom return

September 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As schools all over the nation reopen their doors this fall, technology departments are looking at how best to accommodate not a newer normal, but a healthier, more collaborative long-term normal. Unlike last year where temporary measures were put in […]

Education Tech

3 must-have classroom tech innovations–and how to fund them

September 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Classroom technology is more than a nice amenity–it’s critical for student learning and engagement. But with funding an ever-present concern, and with more classrooms moving to hybrid instruction, it’s important that classroom technology reach all students in a way that […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Climbing Toward Vaccine Compliance

September 21, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Back in July, administrators at Stockton University in New Jersey were worried about compliance with the institution’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Only about a third of students had submitted proof of vaccination or a request for an exemption as of about […]