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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Report: Biden’s New Debt Relief Plan Estimated to Cost $84 Billion

April 12, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

President Biden’s new plan to forgive some or all student loans for 26 million Americans would cost about $84 billion over 10 years, according to economists at the Penn Wharton Budget Model, a nonpartisan research organization at the Wharton School […]


Education Tech

Crafting ethical AI landscapes in K-12 education

April 2, 2024

Via: eSchool News

The summer of 2023 brought with it a declaration from our Executive Director of Technology that it would be the Summer of AI. As a digital learning team, we were assigned the responsibility of exploring the full spectrum of AI […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Many Students Don’t Inform Their Colleges About Their Disability. That Needs to Change.

March 1, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In summer 2012, my life changed. I was a 20-year-old college student with a bright future. I was fearless and ready to take the world by storm. All of my hopes and dreams came crashing down when I began experiencing […]


Education Tech

Friday 5: K-12 computer science trends

March 1, 2024

Via: eSchool News

K-12 computer science is essential, not just for students who may pursue computer science or STEM fields in college or the workforce. Computer science principles give students critical computational thinking skills that will serve them in any career field or […]


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Ohio Colleges Reassess ‘Race-Based’ Scholarships

February 29, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Ohio University announced Monday that it was “temporarily pausing” race-based diversity scholarships in light of last summer’s Supreme Court ruling striking down affirmative action, according to a statement from the university. “We are temporarily pausing the awarding of impacted scholarships, […]


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Will Students Benefit From Facial Recognition? No.

February 29, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The headline of the lead article in the Feb. 27, 2024, edition of Inside Higher Ed says, “Facial Recognition Heads to Class. Will Students Benefit?” I have an answer to the question posed at the end: no. No, facial recognition […]


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Navigating cultural diversity in American education

February 28, 2024

Via: eSchool News

The tapestry of America’s history is arguably woven with threads of multiculturalism, reflecting a nation that has embraced diversity since its inception. In many ways, the history of multicultural education runs parallel with the history of the United States, because […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 learning loss could create headaches for colleges

February 28, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Declining student populations have plagued the higher ed sector in recent years, and college enrollment has yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. At the same time, colleges are preparing for an expected dropoff in high school graduates beginning next year […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How can leaders boost student success?

February 23, 2024

Via: eCampus News

As higher-ed leaders continue to grapple with enrollment challenges and vastly diverse student groups, understanding students’ needs and expectations is essential in ensuring a positive student experience and academic (and long-term) success. A new report from Anthology, surveying more than […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Friday 5: K-12 coding

February 23, 2024

Via: eSchool News

K-12 coding can completely change learning for students, engaging reluctant learners and activating parts of the brain used for computational thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. These durable skills are critical for students during their K-12 years, in college, and in […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online Teaching Is Improving In-Person Instruction on Campus

February 22, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

Since the earliest days of colleges experimenting with teaching over the internet, the goal has been to replicate as closely as possible the physical classroom experience. After all, in-person was seen as the gold standard, and the question was whether […]


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Education Department: Common medical conditions have disability protections

February 22, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The documents remind K-12 schools and colleges of their federal legal responsibilities to provide accommodations, if needed, to students with these common medical conditions. For example, one of the resources noted that students with asthma may need to be excused […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Bringing Business Leaders Back to School

February 21, 2024

Via: Education Next

In 1988, Xerox CEO David Kearns co-authored a book titled Winning the Brain Race: A Bold Plan to Make Our Schools Competitive. Three years later, Kearns became deputy secretary of education under President George H. W. Bush. Three years after […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed is unprepared for GenAI’s impact

February 21, 2024

Via: eCampus News

While three-quarters of higher-education trustees (83 percent), faculty (81 percent) and administrators (76 percent) agree that generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) will noticeably change their institutions in the next five years, community college trustees are more optimistic than their community college […]


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Ed Dept: Common medical conditions have disability protections

February 21, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

The documents remind K-12 schools and colleges of their federal legal responsibilities to provide accommodations, if needed, to students with these common medical conditions. For example, one of the resources noted that students with asthma may need to be excused […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can conflict resolution be embedded in classrooms?

February 21, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Embedding social-emotional learning practices in curriculum can help students strengthen their conflict-resolution toolkits by developing related skills such as self-awareness, communication and self-management. These can be developmentally taught across K-12 through cooperative games and activities, and by teaching students phrases […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Discovery Education Enhances K-12 Platform with New Games, Interactives, Career Resources, and More to Nurture Student Curiosity  

February 20, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today announced the addition of new games, interactives, career resources and more to its award-winning K-12 learning platform, Discove ry Education Experience. This exciting new content nurtures student curiosity and supports educators’ efforts to engage […]


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Key strategies for education leaders to boost morale

February 19, 2024

Via: eSchool News

In the current educational environment, there seems to be extremely high levels of staff stress, burnout, and generally low morale. In education, where the success of students is intricately linked to the motivation and dedication of faculty and staff to […]


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How Black Educators Navigate Intersectional Identities in the Classroom

February 15, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

After transitioning from teaching adolescents to educating adults, I’m challenged to understand people in the context of their identities and workplaces, especially when that context is unclear to me and those I educate. I do this while combating a flattening […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

College Endowment Returns Ticked Up in Fiscal Year 2023

February 15, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Endowment returns for fiscal year 2023 are up 7.7 percent according to the latest study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund. That marks a reversal of fortunes after returns fell by 8 percent in […]