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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Conflict over campus carry and free speech grows

July 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

American Association of University Professors’ top attorney told the Chronicle that the case law in support of academic freedom for faculty members is clear, and that it was unusual to see the opposite position argued in briefs representing a university. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Workers in the Spotlight, Higher Ed on the Sidelines

July 24, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you notice what — and who — was missing from all the hullabaloo last week around the White House’s national work-force strategy? The executive order creating a National Council for the American Worker aims “to ensure that America’s students […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Evaluation of online learning effectiveness growing in importance

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Higher education institutions, which often moved into the digital realm quickly, are now finding that they need to assess their offerings for their effectiveness. Cornell University, for instance, has web pages from its Center for Teaching Innovation not only about […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

New Chicago college opens for Latino students

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The college will still need to show success to receive accreditation, which would allow students to receive federal Pell grants. The grants are critical for low-income students, but often under-utilized by immigrant populations concerned about disclosing their legal status. The […]


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

Americans overwhelmingly support higher education funding, report shows

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to the way higher education helps society and individuals, the survey found that about 83% of respondents thought it contributed to scientific advances, while about three quarters believe it contributes to a graduate’s personal wealth and success or […]


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

Institutional Innovation: Taking advantage of industry experts to build a workforce-ready generation

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Small liberal arts college Drew University in Madison, New Jersey is known for being surrounded by an expanse of forestry. But, the institution is also embedded in something else: a fledging biopharmaceutical industry with over a thousand top-name drug-development companies, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Hungry for change: The mindset shift higher ed needs to address student housing and food insecurity

July 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The signs of student homelessness and hunger on campus are easy to miss: rumors circulating of that generous professor who brings snacks to the classroom, a surge in faculty complaints around students taking extra-long naps in the lounge, or maybe […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

The digitization of the classroom

July 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The rise of digitalization in schools across the world means that ‘traditional’ teaching is evolving, and technologies are taking over classrooms. Consistently engaging students is a challenging task for even the most experienced educators, and there is now a plethora […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher K-12 proficiency standards haven’t bred higher test scores

July 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This recent analysis of the 2017 proficiency standards and test data published by Education Next adds another dimension to the testing dilemma with its finding that higher proficiency standards do not equate to a rise in test scores. Schools need […]