Using data insight platforms to improve SEL strategies

November 23, 2022

Although structured social-emotional learning (SEL) has been around since the mid-90s, schools’ focus on SEL has skyrocketed following the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on education. As remote learning exacerbated feelings of isolation and uncertainty, and behavioral and mental health […]

New Data Tool Aims to Help Campus Leaders Examine Inequities

November 16, 2022

Category: Education Tech

The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business recently launched a new tool intended to help campus leaders, policy makers and other higher ed stakeholders explore student outcomes data at individual campuses and identify […]

More professors now embrace Wikipedia in the classroom

November 9, 2022

About a decade ago, Amin Azzam, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, often told his medical students not to research health information on Wikipedia out of concern for the website’s reliability. But a student once looked […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 science lessons that foster students’ social-emotional growth

November 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It’s been said, “If a child can do advanced math, speak three languages, or receive top grades, but can’t manage their emotions, practice conflict resolution, or handle stress, none of that other stuff is really going to matter.” As an […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Taking student support to the next level

November 18, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The Biden Administration is doubling down on student support investments. The pending FY23 budget has $468 million for Community Schools. The Administration’s new National Partnership for Student Success is calling for districts to use billions in federal stimulus funds to […]


Over 1,830 colleges are test-optional for fall 2023 admissions

November 18, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Test-optional admissions proliferated across higher education during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Common testing sites, like K-12 schools, closed down, curtailing student access. In response, many colleges discarded their admissions testing requirements. They’ve maintained those test-optional rules even […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Borrower-Defense Settlement To Discharge $6 Billion in Loans

November 18, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A federal judge approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education that argued the agency ignored borrower defense to repayment claims. Under the settlement, 200,000 borrowers who attended one of 153 institutions identified by […]


More Than a Third of Student Affairs Workers Looking to Quit

November 17, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Thirty-seven percent of student affairs professionals are looking to leave their roles, according to research conducted by Skyfactor Benchworks, Macmillan Learning’s surveying arm, in partnership with the Southern Association for College Student Affairs. The study, which surveyed 324 student affairs […]