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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

College enrollment data can be ‘affirming’ and guide improvements in K-12

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Gil Compton was a principal at Chaparral High School in Temecula, California, he would use PTSA meetings or “coffee with the principal” gatherings to share information on what the school’s graduates were doing after high school. How many were […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered school buildings across the nation at unprecedented speed, with nearly all states closed through April and a handful extending closures through the end of the academic year. For high schools, the rapidly changing situation has […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report highlights need for new early ed public funding model as demand grows amid coronavirus crisis

March 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report comes just two weeks after a national task force released a broad plan for redefining the work and preparation programs for those working in the early childhood education field. Leaders of the effort recommend early educators working in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

How will for-profit colleges fare in the recession?

March 19, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For-profit institutions hit a major speed bump years ago when politicians, advocates and students stood up against large for-profit chains to criticize their often-poor relative debt levels, job market payoffs and recruitment efforts that often target vulnerable populations. Some collapsed. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 ways community colleges can support students during the coronavirus crisis

March 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Yet community colleges, which receive less government funding per student than public four-year universities, have had fewer resources to prepare for the outbreak. Given that their students also are more likely to be low income and have children than those […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How peer reviews can build critical thinking, SEL skills

March 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Just as students take in information differently as they learn differently, children also process feedback differently. Some may prefer — and absorb — helpful suggestions that come verbally, while others may prefer having that information come through written avenues. And […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Kansas governor closes K-12 schools; workers to stay home

March 18, 2020

Via: Education Week

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday closed Kansas’ public and private K-12 schools for the rest of the spring semester, moving teaching online throughout the state to try to lessen the spread of the new coronavirus. Kelly also said that starting […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

US high school graduation rate tops 85%

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Uncertainty now hangs over the remainder of the school year due to school closings and remote learning arrangements — what Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute, calls “a vast experiment that we’ve never done before.” […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Classroom segregation persists in many integrated schools

March 5, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Desegregating schools is a tricky task, but the best source for a solution may be the ultimate stakeholders: the students. Faced with similar issues in 2019, a group of 500 teenagers in Trenton, New Jersey, got together to tackle segregation […]