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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

US public school uniform policies reportedly at all-time high

September 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

For much of the time they’ve been around, uniforms have been a consistent matter of debate among students and parents. On one hand, uniforms make it easier for students to get ready in the morning, when they don’t have to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Despite prevalence of 1:1 programs, districts still have much to consider

September 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Over half of classrooms today are estimated to be 1:1, according to research. And despite the amount of things that must be considered, schools and districts getting into the 1:1 device game today have plenty more examples of best practices […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Selective enrollment school in Chicago offers classical education model

September 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new Bronzeville Classical School seems poised to be successful with its classical education model, a model that has seen success before, as well as the money spent on upgrading the school to compete with private and charter schools in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Apprenticeship program helping nurses get bachelor’s degrees

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Apprenticeships were viewed favorably by education and labor officials under the Obama administration, but they have received even more attention from the Trump administration. Apprenticeships use private-sector support to make up for declining state and federal government funding for higher […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: Private schools offer virtually no special advantages compared with public counterparts

September 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The 74 notes the prevailing idea of private schools and the private school life as glamorous, citing media and entertainment that reinforces that idea — from movies and books like “Harry Potter” and “The Catcher in the Rye,” centered around […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

With Michigan staring down a strict new literacy law, worries run high in Detroit

September 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Sixteen states plus D.C. require retention for students not reading at proficiency by the end of 3rd grade; 14 of those allow for conditional promotion. Research shows that students who have been retained, as early as kindergarten or as late […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Penn offers first online degree program

August 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While many colleges report enrollment declines, the number of students in information technology majors has doubled nationwide since 2011 and tripled since 2006, according to the Computing Research Association. In response to demand, institutions are growing their online programs, so […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

History lessons that include all cultures can boost learning

August 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When students do not see themselves reflected in course material, they can feel left in the margins. In history classes, in particular, inclusiveness is important as those who are left out of a story can be forgotten. Students want to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How should higher ed address the problem of losing faculty members to industry?

August 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The number of part-time faculty members across college campuses has increased 70% over the last 40 years, according to data from the American Association of University Professors. This means that fewer academics see themselves on the coveted tenure track, and […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Number crunching — and lots of listening— can bridge achievement gap between students of color

August 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The stakes are high for African-American boys, especially those from economically-disadvantaged households. They are more prone than their not only to falling behind in school, but having run-ins with the juvenile justice system. As adults, they’re more likely to be […]