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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How I make online teaching work as a high school educator

September 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

I have been teaching at traditional and charter schools for the past 18 years, and I remain encouraged by the determination of the students I serve, even when faced with the challenges we’ve seen over the past several years due […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

7 educators share back-to-school action plans

September 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

This year, classrooms are opening with a combination of optimism and uncertainty. On one hand, this is the first truly “normal” back-to-school opening since the fall of 2019. But on the other, teacher burnout, educator shortages, and mass teacher resignations […]


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High School Students Optimistic About the Future

September 9, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Current high school students are optimistic about their chances of experiencing future life outcomes, including having a well-paying career, owning a home and enjoying good health, according to a new report from ACT. The report also suggests that students believe […]


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Bill Would Limit U.S. Aid to Foreign Medical Schools

September 8, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has introduced a bill to limit U.S. aid to foreign medical colleges. He said that some overseas medical schools are exempt from meeting the minimum standards to which other foreign medical schools are held: that […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What if we gave every teacher a work from home day?

September 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School and district-based staff are understandably wary about the new school year. Teachers, the majority of whom are women, are struggling under the immense pressure of pandemic schooling. Many have worked long hours to try to support their own families […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Estimating the “Effective Teaching Gap”

September 6, 2022

Via: Education Next

Inequality in educational outcomes is substantial and persistent in the United States. Students from high-income families outperform those from low-income families on achievement tests, are more likely to graduate high school, and are more likely to earn a college degree. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

8 big questions as colleges start fall 2022

September 6, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

As fall 2022 picks up in earnest for most colleges, mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t dominate conversations the way it did in January or last year at this time. But the coronavirus is still here, and another pathogen has arrived […]


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China will again welcome international students

September 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

After months of slow progress, China’s authorities appear to be preparing for a widespread return of international students. “Welcome news! International students can now return to China to resume their studies,” wrote Ma Hui, China’s ambassador to Cuba, in a […]


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White House meeting announces recruitment partnerships to address teacher shortages

September 1, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Building respect for the teaching profession, increasing educator pay and creating public-private partnerships to help recruit and retain teachers are a few of the initiatives suggested by leaders gathered at the White House on Wednesday to discuss solutions to the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students desperately need to see relevance in their learning

August 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Many students see no relevance between their education and the real world, and say they are struggling to find meaning in their education or find a career direction, according to a new survey from YouScience, a student engagement platform. The […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Minneapolis Public Schools sued over union contract’s protections for teachers of color

August 29, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Conservative foundation Judicial Watch is suing Minneapolis Public Schools on behalf of a community taxpayer over part of the district’s 2021-2023 agreement with its teacher union that is meant to protect minority teachers from seniority firing practices. The contract gives […]


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The Evolving Education Reform Agenda

August 25, 2022

Via: Education Next

Earlier this month, I argued that “education reform is alive and well, even if the Washington Consensus is dead for now.” What’s more, I wrote that we should stay the course on the current reform strategy: Keep growing charter schools. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

August 25, 2022

Via: Education Next

President Biden this week announced plans to provide what he called “targeted debt relief” to student loan borrowers: “up to $20,000 in debt cancellation to Pell Grant recipients with loans held by the Department of Education, and up to $10,000 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 Practices for Innovative School Leaders

August 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

If your school or district is anything like many others across the country, it has undergone transformational changes at a rapid (perhaps even dizzying) pace over the past two years. The challenges you continue to face demand that you influence […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

From 3 struggling public colleges, a new university emerges

August 24, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Think higher education can’t “transform” itself? Meet Vermont State University. The newly accredited institution, the result of a merger of three financially challenged public colleges and universities scattered across more than 100 miles in Vermont, isn’t the kind of change […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Education union activity ramps up ahead of new school year

August 23, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Through strikes and lawsuits, several education unions are starting to take action against their districts ahead of the new school year. On Sunday night, 94% of Columbus Education Association members in Ohio voted to go on strike effective Monday for […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 ways to address learning gaps for underserved students

August 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

While it is now clear that the pandemic has had a significant impact on student learning – especially for historically underserved students – we are still discovering the most effective ways to help students recover. It turns out that summertime […]


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More than half of higher-ed employees feel their voice isn’t heard

August 19, 2022

Via: eCampus News

More than half (59 percent) of higher education faculty and staff feel their voice is not heard at work, according to a survey of more than 550 employees at higher education institutions about topics ranging from compensation and benefits to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Public school enrollment down for second consecutive year

August 16, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Compared with fall 2020, total public school enrollment for Pre-K-12 “was unchanged” this past fall, said NCES Commissioner Peggy G. Carr in a statement. However, enrollment changes varied by state, with most states experiencing less than 1% changes in enrollment. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Los Angeles Unified to enter school year with fewer classroom vacancies, district says

August 12, 2022

Via: EdSource

Just over 200 classroom teaching positions remain open across LAUSD’s nearly 1,000 schools following a summer of ramped-up recruitment. That leaves the district at a 99% fill rate as it welcomes students back to the classroom Monday to start the […]