Tag: students

Educational Stages, Higher Education

A nudge and a discount helped bring students back to college, study finds

January 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The study split 27,028 former students into three groups. One received texts about the enrollment process and key deadlines, one received that information plus a tuition waiver for one course, and another was the control group. Noting that the process […]


Florida rises up for public education

January 14, 2020

Via: AFT News

Fifteen thousand educators and allies descended on the state Capitol of Florida for a powerful and historic rally Jan. 13, the day before the state Legislature begins its 2020 session, demanding more funds for public schools and amplifying the needs […]

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

California governor’s homelessness plan leaves out schools

January 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The letter follows an op-ed from Beutner that ran before Christmas in which he estimated the true count of homeless students in the district is likely closer to 25,000 “if one were to include families who are afraid to let […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public opinion on college affordability unchanged in new poll

January 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Myriad studies have highlighted potential barriers to paying for college, especially among low-income students and other vulnerable populations. A recent report from the National College Access Network identified fewer than half of U.S. public colleges as being affordable for poor […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How an 8-page catalog is transforming parent engagement in Philadelphia

January 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Eight brightly colored pieces of paper are streamlining the way principals in the School District of Philadelphia engage families and get them on campus. These Family Engagement School-Level Workshop Catalogs, as they’re known, offer a concise list of more than […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

ASD Nest program builds SEL for autistic students, peers

January 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Studies indicate including students on the autism spectrum in regular classrooms can help encourage the development of communication, language and basic social skills. Also, integrating these learners can have multiple benefits for their peers, who gain leadership experience and compassion, […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Districts can deploy tech-savvy students to support IT staff

January 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Allowing Gen Z students who have grown up on technology to put their skills to use and gain practical knowledge not only gives them a boost of confidence, but it further develops employable skills. ​ Queens Technical High School in […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Research: Students of color at greatest risk for facial recognition errors

December 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While benefits of facial recognition technology abound, privacy advocacy groups continue to raise red flags. In particular, the misidentification of certain sub-groups such as darker-skinned females could lead to unnecessary hassles for students who may be wrongly accused. A University […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Free 2-Year College Proposal in Va.

December 13, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia, a Democrat, on Thursday unveiled a budget proposal for $145 million over two years to make community college tuition free for low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. Under the plan, eligible […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Majority of faculty, students prefer face-to-face instruction

December 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The portion of students who are enrolling in distance learning courses, which are almost always online, continues to rise. Nearly 35% of students, including those at the graduate-level, enrolled in at least one distance learning class in the fall of […]