Tag: education news

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

Preventing Student Debt Problems Begins With Financial Literacy Education

January 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

For ages, the American dream has been built on obtaining a quality education, earning a credential from a degree-awarding entity and then starting a life full of wealth and opportunity. Or at least that was the dream bestowed upon America’s […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

3 ways our school support students’ mental health during COVID

January 18, 2021

Via: eSchool News

While COVID-19 has brought health concerns for people of all ages, it has especially brought concern for children’s emotional well-being and students’ mental health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken steps to educate the public on […]


How the pandemic is driving a shift in student-directed learning

January 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been, to say the least, a struggle for students and educators, it also has revealed a move toward increased student-directed learning, according to the final installment in a series of reports from Project Tomorrow and […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

With the Pandemic Shining New Light on Early Childhood Educators, Proponents Look to ‘Radical’ Changes

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Along with Dolly Parton, good weather, well-stocked toilet paper aisles and the “stop video” function on Zoom, the pandemic has brought a newfound appreciation—reverence, even—for early childhood educators. Families, fellow educators and the general public have begun to see just […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed’s Shifting Priorities

January 13, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Some secrets hide in plain sight. We often hear that higher ed’s financial challenges lie primarily in cuts in per capita state aid and increases in: Fixed costs (for salaries, benefits, maintenance and operations, and technology). Expenditures on expensive emerging […]


Ole Miss Doubles Down on Professor’s Termination

January 12, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Mississippi is moving ahead with its termination of Garrett Felber, assistant professor of history, its provost said in a formal response to the American Historical Association. The group inquired about Felber’s controversial termination, which many of his […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

January 11, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As expected, President-elect Joe Biden will, upon taking office Jan. 20, instruct the Education Department to continue the pause excusing student loan borrowers from making payments, a top economic adviser in the incoming administration said. David Kamin, who will be […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Opening Campuses During Pandemic Sent Virus Cases Soaring in Communities, CDC Reports

January 8, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

What is the health cost of opening college campuses during a pandemic, for students and the broader community? New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally offers an answer to the question that has plagued higher ed […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Higher ed leaders condemn Capitol insurrection, police response

January 7, 2021

Via: Education Dive

College presidents issued a flurry of statements censuring the violent protestors who forced lawmakers to flee from their chambers, with some condemning Trump for his role in sparking the unrest. Hours before the mob attack, Trump held a rally near […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News, Secondary Education

Pandemic Lockdowns of 2020 Revealed the Biggest Challenge for Upstart Education Efforts: Time

January 6, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As we close out 2020, we the people are tired. Essential workers, healthcare heroes and frontline warriors have been bearing the brunt of the impact on our education and hospital systems, as well as businesses and organizations, both private and […]