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US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2018

January 15, 2019

For many U.S. cities and states, 2018 marked the wettest year on record. There was also plenty of rain in the education technology industry, where venture capitalists and private-equity investors unleashed a deluge of cash. Last year, U.S. education technology […]


Teacher reluctance, funds still present hurdle for emerging tech in classrooms

January 7, 2019

Category: Education Tech

Technology is essential, but administrators must also figure out how to foot the bill. Securing funds to pay for emerging technology and even broadband access can be difficult for rural and poor districts. Yet, there are ways. For example, the […]


What’s on the horizon for teacher protests in 2019?

January 3, 2019

Category: News

The past year was a notable one for teacher activism, with six wide-scale protests and strikes in Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma and West Virginia. These movements started over long-standing issues like a lack of education funding and a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed Dept to review schools’ restraint, seclusion in vow to ‘protect students with disabilities’

January 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Education Commission of the States broadly refers to restraint as “the physical holding or mechanical restriction of a student’s movement” and seclusion as “procedures that isolate a student from others.” When it comes to students with disabilities who are […]


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Massive Online Courses Find A New Audience With Continuing Medical Education

January 17, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Applications are surging for New York University’s School of Medicine after the university announced last year that its medical program would be tuition-free for all students. But NYU isn’t the only school trying to offer free medical training. Dozens of […]


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The Best Paying Work-from-Home Jobs of 2019

January 17, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Working remotely is nothing new. But the number of employees working from their home increased in the last few years and is expected to grow in 2019. It’s easy to see why. Remote jobs are a big money saver (an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

What does the government shutdown mean for administrators?

January 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Schools are fortunate during the current federal shutdown that the Department of Education is funded for now, and that schools have or will receive most of their federal funding for the current year. However, the potential impact of the loss […]