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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Studies indicate students retain more reading printed text

August 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Moving textbooks from print to digital formats makes sense financially. Many districts are moving towards a “paper-free” environment and that includes curriculum materials. Unfortunately, mounting evidence indicates that performance drops when students learn on a screen. Though there are economic […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Popular kids influence school culture — but only to an extent

August 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Developing a strong school culture benefits students, staff and the community, so cultivating a culture of inclusivity is worth the effort. According to Psychology Today, about one-third of students at any given high school are considered popular. Another half of […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Federal programs, partnerships can defray CTE costs

August 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since CTE students often land high-paying jobs right out of high school, local businesses are an ideal place for the students to earn some real-world experience. A 2018 ExcelinEd report recommended that policymakers offer tax credits for businesses who give […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Parents are critical connections to learning for ELs

August 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

More than half of U.S. educators are concerned about language barriers between them and parents with limited English. Without sufficient skills in English, these parents are sometimes unable to understand what type of support their children need. Many schools rely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Does requiring seniors to fill out FAFSA forms increase college attendance?

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to connect students with college financial aid, some states are requiring graduating seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. In the 2021-22 school year, Texas will become the second to require students […]


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

Study suggests nap time benefits high-schoolers, too

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teenage years are not conducive to sleep. Homework, extra curricular activities and the need to make extra money from part-time jobs all cut into a teen’s sleep schedule. In addition, teens’ circadian rhythms are working against them. Their melatonin […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Hamilton Education Program goes online to reach more schools

August 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The program for Title I schools, in which students get the opportunity to talk with cast members and perform their material on stage before viewing the hit musical in their town, is continuing. This upcoming school year, the program will […]


News

U.S. News removes UC Berkeley, 4 other schools from ranking

July 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

All five schools notified U.S. News that they had supplied the publication with incorrect information to calculate their 2019 Best Colleges rankings. For the next three years, the publication will require top leaders at UC Berkeley and Johnson & Wales […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data experts crunch numbers to optimize school bus routes

July 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Districts across the country have faced pressure from families and community members to shift school start times so that high school students can start school later.. With pediatricians recommending that adolescents get more sleep and some emerging research showing that […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: 2.7M students suspended in 2015-16 despite efforts to curb exclusionary discipline

July 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many school districts are attempting to reduce the number of expulsions and slow the school-to-prison pipeline that tends to disproportionately impact students of color and students with disabilities. According to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ report, the number of […]