Higher ed researchers offer valuable insight to K-12 curriculum practices

June 19, 2019

When developing curriculum and adopting new models or approaches, chief academic officers may benefit from working hand-in-hand with researchers at the college and university level. While partnerships between the two are not new, they may take some additional effort from […]

Report: How states are planning to boost attainment rates

June 13, 2019

Category: News

At the center of this effort is the Lumina Foundation, which has a goal of 60% of American adults holding some form of postsecondary credential by 2025. States have generally followed suit, though not all in the same way. Ithaka’s […]

How micro-internships work for students and companies

June 3, 2019

“Micro-internships,” or project-based internships, are emerging as a way for students to get a foot in the door and for employers to test talent before making a commitment. Lasting just days or weeks, micro-internships can create a more meaningful experience, […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Socioeconomic-based integration changes ‘schooling contexts’ for black students

June 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A 2016 report from The Century Foundation estimated that 100 school districts and charter schools are pursuing socioeconomic integration plans, and the number could be even higher now. “The case for pursuing these policies is powerful: low-income students in mixed-income […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

6 STEAM education resources for any classroom

June 18, 2019

Via: eSchool News

STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce. A focus on STEAM education doesn’t mean […]


Kansas high school to save estimated $30K annually using solar energy

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School districts are one of the biggest consumers of energy, especially as they rely more heavily on tech devices, so finding ways to obtain power more effectively and at a lower cost allows schools to spend that money on more […]