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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

The way that colleges often teach art students hasn’t appropriately prepared them

September 23, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the arts economy. Organizations large and small have shut their doors, refunded ticket sales and braced for a longer-term financial impact. That impact has led to furloughs, layoffs and closures — and no one […]


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IBM plans $100M investment in HBCU computing program

September 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The programs are “very specifically targeted” to help develop talent among students and research faculty at HBCUs, said Kayla Lee, growth product manager at IBM Quantum and Qiskit. A research-focused effort, the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center, led by Howard University, will […]


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Schools Are Nearly Back. Here’s What to Know.

September 16, 2020

Via: NY Times

At last, New York City’s public schools should soon be back in session. Schools are set to reopen next Monday, Sept. 21, 10 days later than originally scheduled — and only after weeks of wrangling between City Hall, students, parents […]


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Colleges scrap spring break to limit coronavirus spread

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

College officials are looking for ways to limit students’ travel to and from campus, including by eliminating spring break. While many students spent the break from classes at home or picked up extra hours at work, some made headlines last […]


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Stacking interventions to institutionalize equity in schools

September 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We don’t suspend students too often in my school because it’s something I’m convinced doesn’t work. Years of research shows that. In fact, it not only affects the child suspended, suspension affects the climate around him or her, and subsequently, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Financial sustainability in higher education: Challenges and solutions

September 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The higher-ed industry was experiencing an era of uncertainty and change, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background complexities of a changing educational landscape, enrollment fluctuations, and shifting funding resources, now combined with substantial uncertainties about the shape […]


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College Quarantine Breakdowns Leave Some at Risk

September 9, 2020

Via: NY Times

Across the United States, colleges that have reopened for in-person instruction are struggling to contain the rapid-fire spread of coronavirus among tens of thousands of students by imposing tough social-distancing rules and piloting an array of new technologies, like virus […]


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Students pushed to change, delay enrollments during pandemic

September 9, 2020

Via: eCampus News

While the California State University system has allowed its 23 campuses to offer students enrollment deferrals in the past, the coronavirus has led some to be more lenient this year about when admitted students can start, EdSource reports. The deferrals […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Districts’ approaches to accommodating high-risk educators a mixed bag

September 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The decision to return to work is a challenging one for many teachers. Those over 65 make up 18% of the educator workforce in the U.S., while 27% of principals are over the age of 65. Earlier this year, the […]


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University of South Carolina Cracks Down on Greek Houses for Virus Violations

September 1, 2020

Via: NY Times

The University of South Carolina took disciplinary action on Monday against more than a dozen students and several Greek life organizations that administrators said recently hosted parties or large gatherings, as the number of cases of the coronavirus on campus […]