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Improving teaching conditions goes hand in hand with boosting student success

November 5, 2018

A positive school environment has been identified as a key factor in encouraging student and teacher well-being, but within STEM education specifically, this element has proven to be equally important. As STEM skills are becoming increasingly popular and in demand, […]


University relocating students at no cost for free job-training program

November 1, 2018

Many areas across the country are experiencing the impact the lack of skilled workers is having on business, communities and infrastructure. Companies are being forced to adjust work schedules or pass up on business opportunities, because of the lack of […]


Students draft measure calling for gun control, school mental health resources

October 23, 2018

Category: News

This conference in the nation’s capital is the latest of a slew of student activism since a February mass shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Students from across the country have since traveled to major cities to take […]


News

More California school administrators gain skills as early-childhood leaders

November 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Cloverdale Unified School District (CUSD) isn’t like many of the other districts in Sonoma County, California. A freeway runs through the middle of town, it doesn’t have a concentration of wineries and tasting rooms, and in past years, most […]


Education Tech

Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For?

November 8, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

With thousands of education apps available today, it can seem like students’ success is in the palm of their hands. But easy to forget is that technology is not in itself a solution. For it to work as intended, it […]


News

After tuition hike, Minnesota sees fewer out-of-state students

November 8, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A steep drop in the number of new University of Minnesota students from outside the state and its environs has prompted the university to consider cutting back on an aggressive planned tuition increase for 2019. Minnesota’s travails may also prompt […]


Education Tech

Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Edtech startup incubators? That’s so 2010. That’s the conclusion reached by Barbara (“Bobbi”) Kurshan, a long-time veteran of the education technology world. Kurshan, a Senior Fellow and Innovation Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, has spent […]