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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Higher ed researchers offer valuable insight to K-12 curriculum practices

June 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When developing curriculum and adopting new models or approaches, chief academic officers may benefit from working hand-in-hand with researchers at the college and university level. While partnerships between the two are not new, they may take some additional effort from […]


News

Kansas high school to save estimated $30K annually using solar energy

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School districts are one of the biggest consumers of energy, especially as they rely more heavily on tech devices, so finding ways to obtain power more effectively and at a lower cost allows schools to spend that money on more […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House bill giving DACA students permanent status faces ‘uphill battle’ in Senate

June 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

DACA, which was established in 2012 under the Obama administration, grants temporary legal status to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. The Trump administration has since proposed to end the program, making nearly 1 million young adults eligible […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Diverse role models mold the futures students envision

May 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Giving students role models that can inspire them is crucial to their ability to visualize their future. Role models must also reflect what students themselves look like as well, from race to gender, in order to counter stereotypes long presented […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

National American gets $8.5M loan from CollegeAmerica parent

May 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

National American said it asked the Ed Department to reconsider the amount of Title IV awards it would need to back with a letter of credit. The department initially asked for a letter of credit for either 50% ($36.7 million) […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How can community colleges help students transfer into selective institutions?

May 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Community college students, who are disproportionately low-income and first-generation, frequently “undermatch” by transferring into schools that have “selectivity levels below the students’ level of academic preparation,” the authors note. When community college students do transfer to four-year institutions, however, they […]


Featured

Time Management & Productivity: Key Lessons from the Stoics

May 16, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Originally called Zenonism, the Stoic Philosophy was founded by the Phoenician merchant Zeno of Citium around 301 BC in Athens. The building blocks of this philosophy remain just as relevant today, helping us direct our thoughts and actions in an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Inviting dads to schools boosts parent involvement, classroom initiatives

May 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The benefits of parental involvement in a child’s education are undeniable. However, getting parents involved in the school community can be a challenge. Busy parents can be too tied up in their work and other schedules to make time to […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Industry credentials earned in high school out of step with employer demand

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report only focuses on 24 states because most don’t have the data to examine the credentials students are earning and whether they match up with the demands of employers. But with state lawmakers striving to close the “skills gap” […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How can higher ed bring transparency to the alternative credential marketplace?

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The rising interest in credentials is partly attributable to growth in “good jobs” for middle-skilled workers, or those with more than a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree, said Van Ton-Quinlivan, an executive in residence at the […]