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9 colleges recognized for supporting Latino students

June 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While there are indications that the fast-growing Latino student population is becoming a success story in the U.S., Excelencia in Education and others argue there is more to be done, even as colleges and universities initiate programs to recruit and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Montana school officials revise plan to identify autism

June 19, 2019

Via: Education Week

Montana public school officials are revising their plan to create a checklist to identify children with autism amid criticism that the proposal was too restrictive and could misidentify some students. The revised proposal released earlier this month by the state […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Socioeconomic-based integration changes ‘schooling contexts’ for black students

June 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A 2016 report from The Century Foundation estimated that 100 school districts and charter schools are pursuing socioeconomic integration plans, and the number could be even higher now. “The case for pursuing these policies is powerful: low-income students in mixed-income […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How colleges are bringing back stopped-out students

June 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As one of the largest university systems in the U.S., the City University of New York (CUNY) can be a launching pad into a successful career for the 270,000-plus students it enrolls. Yet the common issue of retention often stands […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Ace your enrollments with the ideal higher education marketing strategy

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

School is full of competition. Students are competing to get accepted, competing for scholarships and competing for honor roll and the Dean’s list once they’re in. Higher education institutions are not exempt from the competition—they’re in a constant battle to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community college students more likely to take, prefer online classes

June 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Uptake of online learning continues to grow, with the number of students taking some or all of their courses online rising nearly 6% from the fall of 2016 to 2017, while overall enrollment dropped by about half a percentage point […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How colleges are helping one city bring tech training to scale

June 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the last couple of years, when Louisville, Kentucky, found itself low on the list of desirable cities where large companies might want to set up offices, Mayor Greg Fischer had to take a hard look at the reason his […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Teachers need more preparation to work in inclusive classrooms

June 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers are routinely required to teach students with a wide variety of needs and abilities in a single classroom.. While integrated classrooms and fuller inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education classroom is possible and often beneficial, especially […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Democrats press for details on Ed Dept’s income-share plans

June 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

ISAs are gaining traction in nontraditional education programs such as boot camps. There, advocates say, they offer more students access to financing based on the possibility that participating in the program will significantly increase their earnings. Colleges have begun to […]