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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Communities of practice give principals opportunities to connect, reflect and develop

September 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Ongoing professional development not only supports educators and their leaders; the exposure to best practices also benefits the students. Professional learning communities (PLCs) are one way to achieve this, but it means giving teachers time to work together as a […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Atlanta school board to search for new leadership

September 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Increases in state test scores and in the district’s graduation rate are among positive developments that have been part of Carstarphen’s tenure over the past five years. Another key contribution is that she helped Atlanta Public Schools move beyond a […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Exploring the relationship between poverty and school performance

September 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dr. Andrew Hegedus, Research Consulting Director at NWEA, recently completed a groundbreaking research study exploring the relationship between poverty and performance. We spoke with him about the origins of this work, implications for educators, and where his research is headed […]


News

Where do today’s teens get their news?

September 9, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Today’s teenagers are turning away from traditional media organizations and are getting their news from social media sites and YouTube, according to a new poll by Common Sense and SurveyMonkey. More than half of teenagers say they get news at […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

New Jersey schools top latest Quality Counts ranking

September 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The latest Quality Counts report, the third of three installments this year, is based on a 100-point scale that accounts for three indicators developed by the Education Week Research Center: The Chance for Success Index, which takes into account educational […]


Education Tech, News

Should the FCC expand E-rate coverage to include cybersecurity?

September 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The CoSN report points out that though the E-rate program was designed to help defray the costs schools incur connecting students to the internet, the internet is now an essential communication tool for schools, businesses and homes. Meanwhile, the number […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

September 5, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

The warning message came to George White and his team from a college student’s mentor. The student might miss classes on account of a broken laptop. White and his team acted quickly, connecting the student with Lehigh University staffers to […]


Education Tech

Setting social media boundaries between teachers and students

September 5, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Technology in the classroom is the new normal, providing an array of opportunities for learning and productivity. At the same time, the proliferation of personal electronic devices and social media outlets among children is creating new challenges for educators, parents, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Study: ‘Splinter’ districts increase school segregation in the South

September 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Communities that break away from countywide districts to form their own school systems typically serve more white students than the “left-behind” districts, according to a new study examining the trend of district secession in Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. Focusing on […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Despite increasing gun violence, majority of students report feeling safe at school

September 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The idea of providing mental health support in schools is gaining traction at the secondary level, and some of the change is coming from students themselves. Recently, three Virginia high school students sought help from state lawmakers after watching their […]