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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Student engagement, supports among key elements of successful school redesign

October 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Less than half of all U.S. students who took the 2017 ACT failed to show enough mastery in English or math to do well in college. Furthermore, 40% to 60% of first-year college students require remediation in English, math or […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Schools explore the best ways to gauge SEL skills

October 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In the current data-driven educational climate, academic subjects, such as math and science, are more easily and reliably assessed, while social-emotional skills and growth are not as easily measured. In the past these areas have largely been assessed with parent […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to find the metric for diversity on college

October 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Hours of talk and abundant financial and other resources have been devoted to diversity and inclusion on campus, but there is less-clear evidence that colleges and universities are checking to see how those initiatives are paying off. Well-intentioned leaders believe […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Early-childhood advocates alarmed at growth of online preschool programs

October 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The petition posted by Defending the Early Years and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood asserts that “virtual preschool may save states money, but it’s at the expense of children and families.” It also ends with a plea for universal […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public confidence in higher education continues to fall

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Another recent national survey from public radio station WGBH and Abt Associates indicated that while most adults have a favorable view of higher education, a partisan split is evident. Three-quarters (77%) of respondents said college campuses have a liberal bias, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Cal State system is dropping remedial classes

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges rethinking the role of remedial classes will have to consider the amount of time students are willing to spend in college as well as the costs of developmental and supplemental classes. A report on remedial education from the Center […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

New case studies feature superintendents leading early-childhood efforts

October 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 80% of U.S. superintendents who responded said their state doesn’t spend enough money on early care and education programs, and only 16% said every family in their state had access to a high-quality early […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A new conversation about online schools

October 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As our world, workforce, and culture continue to transform with more equitable access to technology and tools, so, too, must education systems transform in order to prepare a new generation of scholars, leaders, and colleagues. When it comes to supporting […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 issues college leaders should be ready to address now

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The academic year is well underway and already campuses are grappling with many of the same issues that characterized the turbulence of 2017-18. Among them, free speech concerns, the ongoing debate over the efficacy of affirmative action admissions policies and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Dems like the idea of free college, but a good program is hard to fund

September 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the free college concept may be relatively new to the voting public and therefore seem like a great way to win votes, candidates risk underestimating the resources needed to put the plan into action. In a separate article, Inside […]