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Holiday ransomware attacks hit education harder than other sectors

November 22, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With Thanksgiving break looming this weekend and the longer winter holiday break just around the corner, take note: The report found holidays and weekends make education and other sectors particularly susceptible to ransomware attacks because of typically skeletal staff working […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Boosting the student experience by meeting digital expectations

September 9, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused IT leaders in higher education to rethink their interactions and expectations with their students as they strive to better the student experience. Many are asking their teams, “Do you want to be the university of […]


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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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Online learning is no longer novel—how can you stay ahead of the curve?

September 8, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Will student enrollment continue to drop? Are microcredentials becoming more popular than degree programs? Is a recession on the way–and if so, how might it affect college attendance? Higher education faces a sea of questions about enrollment trends and how […]


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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. […]


Education Tech

How to educate in the 4th Industrial Revolution

September 6, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Just for a moment, think about your physical environment. Perhaps you’re taking your lunch break in your car that has satellite radio and reading this article on a mobile device. Maybe you’re at home on your computer where you’ve got […]


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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Skills-based learning is the key to improving ROI in education

September 6, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken Americans’ already-waning confidence in the value of higher education. Two-thirds of students now say college is no longer worth the cost, according to a survey from think tank Third Way. A study released in May […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Task force recommends universal school meal program ahead of White House conference

September 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health — formed by an independent group of professors, advocates and food industry executives — recently advised the White House to bring back universal school meals. The task force released this guidance in […]


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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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Study Examines How Colleges Borrow During Times of Crisis

September 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

How colleges use debt during times of crisis varies greatly depending on institutional characteristics, according to a new report from Ithaka S+R funded by the TIAA Institute. The study, released Wednesday, found that while historically Black colleges and universities tend […]


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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 […]


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The Federal Department of Education Now Has a Chief Economist. Maybe What It Really Needs Is a Chaplain.

September 1, 2022

Via: Education Next

“Biden’s Student Loan Plan Sets Off Fierce Debate Among Economists,” is the headline over a news article on the front of the business section of the New York Times. “Department of Education Appoints Its First Chief Economist,” was a headline […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways relationship mapping supports your students

August 31, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When students have “positive and diverse” relationships, they are less likely to be at risk, more likely to boost their academic performance and persistence, and are also more likely to have access to a wider range professional opportunities, according to […]


Education Tech

Virtual exchanges enhance access in global learning

August 31, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Students in a business class at Porterville College in California recently joined a video call with students from Iraq for an instructor-facilitated discussion on the United Nations’ sustainability goals. Afterward, the groups dispersed to seek input about the nature of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Education Department Approves $1.5B in Debt Relief

August 31, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will discharge all remaining federal student loans for borrowers who enrolled in any location of Westwood College (including enrollment in Westwood’s online program) between Jan. 1, 2002, and Nov. 17, 2015, when […]