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Educational Stages, Higher Education

More High School Students Are Taking College Classes. But Not Everyone Gets the Chance.

August 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dual-enrollment programs help nearly 1.4 million high school students take college courses each year. It’s an opportunity that offers lots of proven benefits, like enabling more people to graduate from college, saving families money on higher education and helping community […]


Education Tech

Teachers say student monitoring software more often flags for discipline issues

August 3, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Education leaders and technology experts have been trying to find better practices for monitoring student online activity to prevent acts of violence while limiting unnecessary surveillance. More needs to be done to eliminate the harms, CDT said in a report […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The Many Reasons Students Quit College

August 2, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are 36 million Americans who have earned some college credit, but not an actual degree. More colleges than ever are trying to help these students return to finish what they started. But so far, colleges are better at attracting […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Education Department Planning for Student Debt Forgiveness

August 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Officials at the Education Department have developed plans to cancel student debt for millions of borrowers, awaiting a final decision from President Biden, as reported by Politico Thursday. Biden is considering providing $10,000 of debt relief per borrower, a decision […]


Education Tech

AI education is critical for an equitable tomorrow

July 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Underserved communities are universally disadvantaged in their access to resources and high-quality technical education compared to their urban counterparts. Data suggests that between 2000 and 2019, the number of college graduates (ages 25-34) in urban America increased from 26 percent […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

These policies can rescue stranded credits and help colleges retain students

July 20, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In January, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, effective immediately, the State University of New York system was no longer withholding transcripts from students who owed outstanding balances. The move benefited thousands of students. Transcript holds prevent students from […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

This assessment targets student well-being services

July 19, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Twenty U.S. universities, including Butler University, Sacramento State and The University of South Alabama are making changes on campus in support of student physical, mental and financial health after implementing the Student Well-being Institutional Support Survey (SWISS). SWISS is an […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

UC plans to expand enrollment with more online, summer programs and transfer students

July 19, 2022

Via: EdSource

The University of California is seeking to add more than 20,000 students by 2030 and plans to get there by expanding online and summer programs and by concentrating growth at certain campuses, including Merced and Riverside. Those details are included […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 effortless tactics for better learning experiences

July 18, 2022

Via: eCampus News

We live in a content-driven world. With just a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a device, you can find more content on any topic than can be consumed. Your learners know this. Today’s learners are tech savvy, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report found that faculty members can improve students’ experiences in the classroom by adopting practices that make students feel a sense of safety and belonging, which can in turn affect their academic outcomes. The report was released Wednesday […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Faculty focus on belonging can improve student experiences and grades, report finds

July 13, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The Student Experience Project partnered with 295 educators at six universities across the country — Colorado State University, University of Colorado Denver, Portland State University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of New Mexico and the University […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data Science Is No Panacea for High-School Math Education

July 12, 2022

Via: Education Next

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are the fastest-growing fields in terms of both student interest and job opportunities. For example, in California, the number of bachelor’s STEM degrees increased at a rate more than triple that of other degrees between […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Does Our Academic System Unnecessarily Pit People Against Each Other?

July 12, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Picture two undergrads taking a class together, both of them dreaming of winning a prized slot at the same graduate program. Are they able to cheer each other on, or is our higher ed system set up so that there […]


Education Tech

How to ensure digital equity in online testing

July 11, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The SAT will be moving online for students in the United States beginning in 2024. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam will be taken entirely online next year. Many other states already have fully online tests—and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 things that will improve your teachers’ school experience

July 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

With growing concerns over health and safety, staff shortages and more, teachers are feeling the pressure. As a matter of fact, 90 percent of the educator-members of the National Education Association say that feeling burnt out is a serious problem–which […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

180 Organizations Press Biden to Extend Student Loan Payment Pause

July 6, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A group of 180 national and state organizations urged President Biden to extend the student loan payment pause, which is set to expire in just under two months on Aug. 31, in a letter sent June 30. The payment pause, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

At some schools, education is a path to healing

July 6, 2022

Via: EdSource

Elizabeth Madole, 8, is a regular at UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco. At least once a month, she and her family trek from Redding so she can get transfusions to treat a rare neuromuscular disorder. “We read […]


News

Seattle Pacific Students End Sit-In, Plan Lawsuit

July 5, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Students at Seattle Pacific University have ended a month-long sit-in at the university, but are vowing to sue the university. Leaders of the students posted their plans on Instagram. The sit-in and the planned suit are over the university’s policy […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Time to Pull the Plug on Traditional Grading?

July 5, 2022

Via: Education Next

The practice of grading student work has mostly been an afterthought in teacher training and professional development. Grading remains idiosyncratic in most places—largely dependent on rubrics devised by individual teachers and usually rooted in century-old practices, even if they are […]