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3 no-cost ways to support mental health on campus

June 24, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Mental illness is on the rise in schools,and the need to address mental health on campus is more pressing than ever. As mental-health advocates fight to remove the stigma associated with mental illness, more clinical diagnoses are made. Twenty-five years […]


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9 colleges recognized for supporting Latino students

June 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While there are indications that the fast-growing Latino student population is becoming a success story in the U.S., Excelencia in Education and others argue there is more to be done, even as colleges and universities initiate programs to recruit and […]


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Vaccine exemptions tightening in several states as measles outbreak grows

June 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While vaccinations have been required for public school attendance for many years, the issue has regained prominence in the wake of recent measles outbreak in several states. This outbreak, the worst in at least 10 years, has come at a […]


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Kansas high school to save estimated $30K annually using solar energy

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School districts are one of the biggest consumers of energy, especially as they rely more heavily on tech devices, so finding ways to obtain power more effectively and at a lower cost allows schools to spend that money on more […]


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What 4 recent edtech investments mean for higher ed

June 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

It’s a good time to work in edtech. Last year, edtech companies raised $1.45 billion, marking one of the sector’s highest levels of single-year investment within the past decade. “This trend toward funding higher education services companies is in full […]


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Report: How states are planning to boost attainment rates

June 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

At the center of this effort is the Lumina Foundation, which has a goal of 60% of American adults holding some form of postsecondary credential by 2025. States have generally followed suit, though not all in the same way. Ithaka’s […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Ace your enrollments with the ideal higher education marketing strategy

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School is full of competition. Students are competing to get accepted, competing for scholarships and competing for honor roll and the Dean’s list once they’re in. Higher education institutions are not exempt from the competition—they’re in a constant battle to […]


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Federal labor board to set ‘standard’ for student worker unions

May 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Tensions between student workers at private institutions and their administrations are rising as debate continues over whether the former group has a right to unionize. Citing several strikes or near-strikes in the Chicago metro area involving students and faculty, the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Ed Dept official: US ed spending now in ‘full recovery’ after recession

May 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While the recession itself was relatively short — 18 months according to the article — the road to recovery from recession-related school spending cuts has been long. However, the restoration of school spending by the 2015-16 school year is good […]


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Florida passes law allowing armed public school teachers

May 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The number of school shootings in recent years has brought school security issues to the forefront of the minds of educators and policymakers. School leaders have explored and implemented several preventative measures, including increased security — installing buzzer systems, surveillance […]