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Democratic presidential hopefuls on 9 key education issues

July 8, 2019

Category: News

Vying for an endorsement from the nation’s largest labor union, 10 Democratic presidential candidates responded to educators’ questions on issues ranging from charter schools to gun violence Friday during a National Education Association (NEA) forum. “They came to listen to […]


$135M budget cut looms for U of Alaska

July 2, 2019

The dire budget cuts highlight the volatility of state support for higher education, which was dramatically reduced during the Great Recession and has not yet recovered. Alaska, however, was one of just six states where state spending per full-time student […]


23 colleges and groups get $183.8M to expand apprenticeships

June 27, 2019

The Trump administration sees apprenticeships as a way to help fill open jobs, which outnumber the count of unemployed workers. The three fields selected for the apprenticeships all face steep worker shortfalls. The U.S. manufacturing industry could have up to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Promoting growth data may improve school integration

July 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Despite numerous efforts to legislate school integration, on the practical level, segregation in schools persists 65 years after the Brown decision, according to a recent report by Civil Rights Project. In some cases, wealthy communities have succeeded in breaking away […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community college transfer students net impressive graduation rates

July 11, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Community college transfer students who enroll in certain four-year institutions perform just as well–and in some cases, better than–their peers who enrolled right from high school. The report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation shows that while community college transfer […]


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The emergence of online learning – Top 5 e-learning platforms

July 11, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

The job market, like marketing or IT, is shifting towards skills and knowledge that you don’t learn in school, and employees are required to adapt to new tech constantly. An interesting and undoubtedly efficient way to address this challenge is […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Middle schools beefing up career and technical ed labs

July 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

If a student is expected to select a career cluster path by the time they are in 8th grade, it makes sense to start exposing 6th-graders to all the potential career options available. But how young should this begin? Some […]