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Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Report spotlights DC school dress codes’ disproportionate impact on black girls

October 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the wake of research such as this and previous reports by the NWLC, which points to policies that can lead to discrimination and body shaming, some schools are reevaluating long-held policies around just how much students are allowed to […]


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Report: States ‘retreat’ from including student test results in principal, teacher evaluations

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Following No Child Left Behind’s strict requirements for education accountability systems, ESSA returned much of the control to the states. In addition to legal challenges over linking test scores to teacher evaluation results, education researchers also raised questions about the […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high […]


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College-Crime Reports Are Breaking Records This Year. Blame Years-Ago Abuses by Campus Doctors.

October 3, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher education’s annual federally mandated disclosure of campus crimes has been an especially grim task this year for officials at three universities dealing with the aftermath of sexual-abuse accusations against campus physicians. The federal campus-crime-reporting law known as the Clery […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Federal-State Partnerships for College Affordability

October 3, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In a report released Wednesday, the Institute for College Access and Success proposed a framework for a federal-state partnership to increase college affordability. The report argued that federal funding should go to states to add to overall investment in higher […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

College-employer group lands $1M grant to train STEM pros

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Employees and employers know that workers will need training to keep pace with the digitization of jobs. But barriers remain. Business leaders often think colleges don’t adequately prepare students for the workforce, even if those institutions and students think they […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Prevention education: Saying more than just “no”

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As the opioid epidemic roils communities and the popularity of vaping is leading to hospitalizations and even deaths, our nation’s schools are feeling the impact. While the half-century-old “War on Drugs” has not always been consistently or fairly fought, there […]


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Chicago teachers vote to strike

September 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The union’s contract with the city expired almost three months ago. Last month, the union rejected a report from an independent fact finder, which paved the way for the strike vote. In a response to the union’s vote, Mayor Lori […]


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Study: Recession cuts came at expense of achievement

September 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

With economists debating the likelihood of another recession or downturn, the study provides some guidance for how policymakers and district officials might respond if the more dire predictions become reality. The analysis covered 2,548 counties across the U.S. and used […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News, Secondary Education

Will colleges’ push to graduate more teachers pay off?

September 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teacher shortage is growing in the U.S., but it’s an uphill battle for many colleges looking to create more candidates. More institutions are starting boutique programs, taking the time to build relationships with high school and even middle school […]