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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Higher Education

What a New Strategy at 2U Means for the Future of Online Higher Education

August 5, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The fortunes of Online Program Management companies, or OPMs, are falling fast these days. These companies, which help colleges set up online programs and often help finance them as well in exchange for a cut of revenues, have lately seen […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept: Students show ‘significant progress’ as staffing woes continue

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said in a statement the data points to ”significant progress” made by students during the 2021-22 school year. More than 98% of public schools used academic supports to spur pandemic-related learning recovery during the 2021-22 […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 best practices as schools brace for monkeypox

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With educators still reeling from three years of a pandemic, schools are opening for a new school year in the midst of yet another public health emergency — this time monkeypox. The World Health Organization on July 23 declared monkeypox […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: 66% of adults say college doesn’t meet needs of today’s students

August 4, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

While 86% of respondents said they believe that higher education can help working people advance their careers, just 64% said they believe people with only a high school diploma would make a better living if they had a college education. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

More High School Students Are Taking College Classes. But Not Everyone Gets the Chance.

August 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dual-enrollment programs help nearly 1.4 million high school students take college courses each year. It’s an opportunity that offers lots of proven benefits, like enabling more people to graduate from college, saving families money on higher education and helping community […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The Many Reasons Students Quit College

August 2, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are 36 million Americans who have earned some college credit, but not an actual degree. More colleges than ever are trying to help these students return to finish what they started. But so far, colleges are better at attracting […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Online program enabler 2U resets its pricing model

August 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Most of the news coverage of 2U’s quarterly earnings call Thursday focused, not surprisingly, on the fact that the online program enablement company was laying off 20 percent of its employee base and restructuring its leadership, a response both to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pluralistic Politics Lead to Improved Learning in L.A. Schools

July 27, 2022

Via: Education Next

As president of the Los Angeles Unified School District board from 2001 to 2003, I awoke most weekday mornings to scandalous headlines in the Los Angeles Times and a 5 a.m. call from the drivetime radio reporter looking for comments […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Paraprofessionals: The unsung heroes of the classroom

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Staffing shortages continue to impact schools across the U.S., and vacancies are an increasingly common occurrence. Parents’ minds often jump first to teacher shortages, with significant numbers of teachers leaving schools in 2022 in search of less stressful work. But […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Times Have Changed. We Must Teach Children That Words Actually Do Hurt.

July 26, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As a child, I was taught that sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. The truth is that society has changed. However, our mainstream education and societal training practices have not. The future of […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Implicit bias and concern about appearing racist predict teachers’ reluctance to discuss race and racism in the classroom

July 25, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Linda Tropp, professor of psychological and brain sciences, examined how teachers’ implicit racial biases and concerns about appearing racist may affect their intentions and confidence about engaging their students in race talk. The findings were recently published online by the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: More Than Half of Higher Ed Workers Plan to Leave

July 22, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Many higher education employees are headed for the exits, according to a new survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, which found that more than half of respondents said they were likely to look for other […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Do You Grade a Creative Assignment?

July 21, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dear Bonni, I’ll be teaching a course on the history of Ireland later this year. I’ve been having trouble coming up with a good project for the students to work on. I want it to be something useful, interesting, and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Author explains his book on international education

July 20, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Richard J. Joseph’s new book, Bridging the Gap Between the Abundance of American Higher Education Talent and the Immense Foreign Demand for It: The Great Chasm in Global Education (Oxford University Press) is not your standard book on international education. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

UC plans to expand enrollment with more online, summer programs and transfer students

July 19, 2022

Via: EdSource

The University of California is seeking to add more than 20,000 students by 2030 and plans to get there by expanding online and summer programs and by concentrating growth at certain campuses, including Merced and Riverside. Those details are included […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School libraries are disappearing when students need them most

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 2014, I got my first teaching job at a brand new high school in Detroit. The building had once been an elementary school with a fully functioning library. There was even a built-in card catalog. Now, though, it was […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A liberal arts college succeeds in China

July 15, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As a new president takes the helm at Peking University (PKU), its liberal arts college is arguably on the firmest footing since its establishment. From its humble beginnings in 2001 as a small, experimental program within China’s leading institution, Yuanpei […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A Pessimistic View of Public-School Reform

July 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

“They’re not good,” the head of a Fortune 500 company lamented about U.S. schools not long ago. “Students learn little, education gaps are widening, and not much can be done about it.” Pressed on the matter, he relaxed. “It’s not […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data Science Is No Panacea for High-School Math Education

July 12, 2022

Via: Education Next

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are the fastest-growing fields in terms of both student interest and job opportunities. For example, in California, the number of bachelor’s STEM degrees increased at a rate more than triple that of other degrees between […]