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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Using data insight platforms to improve SEL strategies

November 23, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Although structured social-emotional learning (SEL) has been around since the mid-90s, schools’ focus on SEL has skyrocketed following the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on education. As remote learning exacerbated feelings of isolation and uncertainty, and behavioral and mental health […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Interact With Student Voice Survey Data From Inside Higher Ed

June 29, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Wondering how various student demographic groups are experiencing life as college students? Student Voice has conducted 16 surveys since its launch in February of 2021, and all of the survey data are open to the public and accessible for free. […]


Education Tech

Here’s how to keep your campus data safe

March 17, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Campus IT teams understand how important cybersecurity measures are, but many struggle to pinpoint where to begin when their resources are limited. When COVID closed campuses, it also increased cyberthreats to IT networks, creating more work for already-stressed IT teams. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Creating safe data and reliable networks on your campus

December 9, 2021

Via: eCampus News

COVID closed campuses and also gave a boost to cyberthreats to IT networks. As data security breaches–including ransomware attacks, phishing, and unauthorized disclosures–show no sign of slowing, higher-ed IT leaders need to be ready. IT teams understand how important cybersecurity […]


Education Tech

3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

October 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations. With so […]


Education Tech, News

Ransomware in education: Schools hit hard

October 18, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

We’re in the midst of a ransomware crisis, with schools being one of the hardest hit victim groups. New research finds that a whopping 44% of schools experienced a ransomware attack in the last year, with more than half of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

April 16, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Though many are eager to forget 2020, data scientists will be keeping the year top of mind as we determine whether the pandemic’s impact makes 2020 data anomalous or an indication of more permanent change in higher ed. As we […]


Education Tech

Can Edtech Close the Talent and Workforce Gap in Cybersecurity?

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

How we protect our data is more important than ever. Attacks on high-value entities, including big businesses and federal government agencies, regularly make headlines. Schools are increasingly targeted as well. Just last month, the FBI, CISA and MS-ISAC issued a […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

It’s time to rethink how schools use data to implement social and emotional learning

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Data is critical to school improvement. It’s our window into what we’re doing, what is working, why it is working, and what we could be doing better. But the way we, as educators, are currently using data could itself use […]


News

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, Secondary Education

Study: Promoting growth data may improve school integration

July 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Despite numerous efforts to legislate school integration, on the practical level, segregation in schools persists 65 years after the Brown decision, according to a recent report by Civil Rights Project. In some cases, wealthy communities have succeeded in breaking away […]


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

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]


News

California’s new governor has a pricey plan for its colleges

November 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Newsom is not alone among governors facing challenges to their plans for higher education, but his plight brings to light two of the most significant issues faced by officials in higher education and state government: low levels of state funding […]


Education Tech

The Rise of Early-Career Enhancers in Education

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

General Assembly, a bootcamp, will help you master new skills in design, marketing, technology and data—and offer to help you get a job. Udacity, an online-learning platform, helps you learn the latest in deep learning, machine learning, and web development—and […]


News

Report highlights challenges for low-income working students

August 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Tailored approaches are required to attract and accommodate adult learners, especially those with low incomes, who are too often treated as if they are, in one researcher’s words, “invisible to higher education.” A report released this spring from the nonprofit […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Number crunching — and lots of listening— can bridge achievement gap between students of color

August 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The stakes are high for African-American boys, especially those from economically-disadvantaged households. They are more prone than their not only to falling behind in school, but having run-ins with the juvenile justice system. As adults, they’re more likely to be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

The Data Tells All: Teacher Salaries Have Been Declining For Years

April 5, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Economists following the teacher protests in Oklahoma, West Virginia, Kentucky and Arizona say they saw this coming. As the costs of living, higher education, healthcare and retirement are rising, researchers studying salary trends note that the average pay for teachers […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to use data to increase student success rates

January 31, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Roughly 10 percent of freshmen class students nationwide find themselves struggling to earn enough credits to pass ninth grade, leaving them with only a 20-percent chance of graduating on time. This past year, the Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Decatur […]


Education Tech

What Is The Future Of Data In Education?

September 18, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Data is both a catalyst and a burden for most educators. Data-driven instruction is an older idea that finally soaked into general K-12 education reform in the United States within the last decade, now operating as data teams and PLCs […]


News

Congressional Hearing on Student Data

May 25, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing Wednesday about data on student outcomes and the performance of colleges and academic programs. The hearing was related to recently introduced bipartisan bills that […]