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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Howard Launches High School Math Class for College Credit

October 5, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Howard University is launching an algebra course for college credit at high schools in historically underserved communities created in partnership with Khan Academy, according to an announcement today. The class will be coordinated by the National Education Equity Lab, an […]


News

3 strategies to support youth mental health

September 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Every year more than 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States–that breaks down to 7,000 students every day. Leaving high school has major implications for the rest of a student’s life, including considerably higher rates […]


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 […]


News

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

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. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How analytics can identify student mental health challenges

August 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we get closer to the upcoming school year, it’s important to think about how to address student mental health. The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but it has had an especially significant impact on our youth, who were […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: 66% of adults say college doesn’t meet needs of today’s students

August 4, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

While 86% of respondents said they believe that higher education can help working people advance their careers, just 64% said they believe people with only a high school diploma would make a better living if they had a college education. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

We need to stop teaching high school subjects separately

June 6, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

We are wasting time — our time and our students’ time. We are running around a hamster wheel giving busy work and complaining when students don’t find it valuable enough to complete. Why do students need to learn poetry in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to ignite the fire of student engagement

May 18, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Recently, a co-worker of mine shared a story from when he was in high school. During one chemistry class his teacher happened to light a small fire within a dish and began stirring in different compounds. First the fire turned […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

ACT study finds grade inflation in high school GPAs over the past decade

May 16, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Based on its findings, ACT recommends holistic approaches in college admissions that include both high school GPA and a standardized evaluation — such as the standardized tests provided by ACT and its rival, the College Board’s SAT. “What we now […]


Education Tech

STEM careers are among students’ top choices

April 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Students’ interests in various career fields had an overwhelming STEM and digital focus, according to a survey from the nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA). ASA, which aims to change the way middle and high schoolers learn about careers and navigate […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Why self-discovery increases college and career success

February 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

What do you want to be when you grow up? As we get older, the answer often changes from highly visible and glamorous endeavors, such as being an actor or a rockstar, to something more useful and meaningful to us […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Why high school students need social emotional learning

February 7, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

For many high school students, the last 4 years of a PreK-12 education are focused on preparing for graduation and college. However, recent data about what happens when they get there is worrying – 30 percent of college freshmen drop […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Balancing SEL and classroom basics

January 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we enter our third year impacted by COVID, I predict that it is going to take schools three years to fully recover. After spending a year at home, my high school students are back in the classroom, and I […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

The right priorities? Reactions to Gov. Newsom’s K-12 budget proposal

January 13, 2022

Via: EdSource

The week, Gov. Gavin Newsom built on last year’s record state budget with a 2022-23 spending plan that tops it. Schools from transitional kindergarten to high school and community colleges would receive $102 billion plus $16 billion in a windfall […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 ways to use SEL to prepare students for life beyond high school

December 13, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Preparing students for life beyond high school can mean many things. It can mean making sure they have the knowledge and technical skills needed for a specific job. Or helping them achieve the GPA or course requirements needed to get […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

High school counselors navigate SEL, college applications amid youth mental health crisis

December 6, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

College-bound high school seniors are facing stiffer obstacles during the admissions process this year as they balance a return to in-person learning alongside pandemic-induced mental health challenges. The transition from online classes last year to full-time in-person schooling this fall […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

10 SEL activities for high school students

November 19, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Between balancing core instruction, administering assessments, grading homework, and ensuring students are prepared for college and career, high school teachers have a lot on their plates. SEL activities can make your jobs easier! When students have strong social and emotional […]