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Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Preschool and Primary

Kids Count: No growth in pre-K enrollment, 8th-grade math proficiency

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Kids Count Data Book, an ongoing project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has been a useful resource for educators and policymakers because it puts indicators of academic achievement in a broader context, covering topics of economic well-being, health, […]


News

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 […]


News

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

How colleges are bringing back stopped-out students

June 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As one of the largest university systems in the U.S., the City University of New York (CUNY) can be a launching pad into a successful career for the 270,000-plus students it enrolls. Yet the common issue of retention often stands […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Technology connects rural students to college opportunities

June 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Separated by distance and isolated in areas with fewer resources, rural schools typically don’t attract the attention of college recruiters. Traveling three hours to a school with a graduating class of 50 doesn’t make much sense. Not only do rural […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped […]


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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Program design key to successful free college programs

June 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Because free college programs make up a fast-growing segment of student aid, it’s critical to design them in a way that “fulfills their promise” to “address serious affordability challenges,” the report’s authors contend. Promise programs are expected to make up […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community college students more likely to take, prefer online classes

June 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Uptake of online learning continues to grow, with the number of students taking some or all of their courses online rising nearly 6% from the fall of 2016 to 2017, while overall enrollment dropped by about half a percentage point […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How colleges are helping one city bring tech training to scale

June 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the last couple of years, when Louisville, Kentucky, found itself low on the list of desirable cities where large companies might want to set up offices, Mayor Greg Fischer had to take a hard look at the reason his […]