4 ways online learning can lead to educational equity

September 13, 2019

Until all students are treated equally and given access to similar educational resources, we have little chance of achieving equality in K-12 schools. Ultimately, students must have the tools and resources they need not only to graduate, but to be […]

Setting social media boundaries between teachers and students

September 5, 2019

Category: Education Tech

Technology in the classroom is the new normal, providing an array of opportunities for learning and productivity. At the same time, the proliferation of personal electronic devices and social media outlets among children is creating new challenges for educators, parents, […]

Detroit nonprofit directs $3.5M to improve 4 charter schools

August 29, 2019

Nonprofit agencies and non-government organizations can help meet the needs of schools and boost their opportunities for success. While many schools, districts, and charters struggle to make ends meet on the income they receive through normal government channels, an infusion […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Federal watchdog: Colleges could do more to help parents pay for child care

September 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Institutions are struggling to keep up with nontraditional learners’ needs. In 2016, 22% of undergraduates were student-parents, and half of them were also working full-time. Juggling those competing priorities — job, education and children — can make it considerably harder […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

University of the Cumberlands to offer free textbooks to on-campus students

September 11, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of the Cumberlands, the liberal arts university that cut tuition in half last year, is planning another bold cost-cutting move for its students next year. It will provide 1,800 undergraduates on campus free textbook rentals. The decision by […]


High school hacker’s story a lesson on student data security

September 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Research ⁠— and experience ⁠—has shown schools are notoriously easy targets for hackers because they are a goldmine of data that does well on the black market. Already this school year, there has been a spike in ransomware attacks in […]