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Supreme Court Might Grant Funding for Religious Education

February 10, 2020

Via: Michael Boyd

The Supreme Court appeared to be favorable to the renewing of public funding for religious education, following debates among conservative and liberal justices. The conservative party argued that the so-called Blaine Amendment reflects the anti-Catholic sentiment of the 19th century […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Here’s why this principal started a school turnaround with SEL

February 7, 2020

Via: eSchool News

I worked in juvenile probation for eight years before becoming a teacher, so I’ve seen the potentially devastating effect of the emotional issues that kids deal with. Before I took over as principal at Bluebonnet Elementary, I was an assistant […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Understanding adult learners is a major campus priority

February 7, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Adults are quickly taking over a larger and larger part of the student population at colleges and universities–and understanding adult learners is key to institutional success. The idea of the “traditional student,” who graduates high school and enrolls in a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

3 trends impacting major for-profit college operators in 2020

January 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The potential for the November elections to shift the balance of power in the legislative and executive branches makes this year important for operators of for-profit colleges. Already, 2020 has seen the continuation of the sector’s years-long shift into new […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Cal State Delays Possible New Math Requirement

January 31, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The California State University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to delay until 2022 the possible implementation of a requirement that applicants to the massive public university system take a fourth year of quantitative reasoning in high school, the Los Angeles […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Michigan high school program embraces late-day schedule to accommodate jobs, internships and more sleep

January 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Many schools and districts are tweaking the traditional school day model in an effort to make it more efficient. For example, Legacy High School in Bismarck, North Dakota, uses personalized scheduling, which breaks down the school day into 22 20-minute […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

New rules limit states’ oversight of online colleges. How will they react?

January 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

State attorneys general were left out when the U.S. Department of Education rewrote its state authorization rules for distance education. The department “didn’t feel attorneys general had a strong role to play in the potential regulations compared with other groups […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Collaborating for culturally responsive education

January 28, 2020

Via: AFT News

In a world where students are more and more ethnically and racially diverse, educators are eager to devise more inclusive, welcoming approaches to teaching and student support. That’s why the AFT’s Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute this year focused […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Indiana district runs afoul of state officials with enrollment promotion

January 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In an environment where public schools face increasing competition from charters, private school voucher programs, and other choice options, marketing has grown as an important means to keep students (and per-pupil funding) within districts. But, as this incident highlights, there […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report suggests lessons K-12 schools can adopt from HBCUs

January 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report points out HBCUs are often overlooked resources when it comes to developing high-achieving black students, yet these institutions are built on that premise. The UNCF report “Punching Above Their Weight” found that, in 2016, HBCUs enrolled 24% of […]