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Education Tech, Featured

How Will Technology Change Education?

April 19, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Technology is changing every aspect of our lives––and the educational system is no exception to the rule. From the rapid proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) to the widespread adoption of mobile devices that facilitate blended learning models, technology […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

NYC schools involve students in budget decisions to increase civic engagement

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are more engaged in education when they feel that they are a part of the process. That is true of civic involvement in the adult world as well. When people feel that their voices are heard, they are more […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How should schools approach teaching, measuring whole-child competencies?

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The 21st century has brought with it a new set of demands for skills needed to be successful, and in turn, educators have been charged with preparing students for tomorrow’s world. Rather than promoting a narrow focus on academics, the […]


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Analysis: Teachers more likely to strike in lowest-paid districts, states

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While last year’s actions by teachers took place at the state level, there is a mixture this year of both state and local-level strikes. And some upcoming rallies and walkouts are planned in districts and states not on the lists […]


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Report: Higher ed corruption is a global problem

April 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Issues with corruption varied around the world, but no geographical area was immune to it, according to CHEA/CIQG’s study. The recent alleged admissions bribery scandal lighting up the higher ed world should make clear, if it wasn’t already, that the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

In win for Ed Dept, negotiators agree on new accreditation rules

April 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Critics observing the process had been skeptical that a consensus could be reached given the broad range of issues on the negotiating table, and some reported disorganization in the process. Inside Higher Ed noted that the agreement reached this week […]


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As Celebs Hit Court in Bribe Case, One Parent to Plead Guilty

April 4, 2019

Via: Education Week

A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery scandal to agree to plead guilty, disclosing the deal Wednesday as Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court along with […]


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Success with student outcomes wins 2 Florida community colleges Aspen Prize

April 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Aspen Institute singled out the two award winners for accomplishments that often rank among the top priorities of community colleges across the country, including mapping clear pathways for students to transfer to a four-year institution, providing supports to help […]


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West Virginia joins around 20 states offering free college

April 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

State-level free college programs have taken shape throughout the country in recent years. While their features vary, some say they don’t go far enough to cover the full suite of costs associated with attending college — including transportation, rent and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Ohio governor’s budget proposal includes surprise $550M for wraparound services

March 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Educational approaches that support the whole child rather than focusing solely on academics are increasing in popularity. According to Real Clear Education, the 2017 PDK poll of public attitudes toward education revealed 85% of Americans surveyed feel mental health services […]