Tag: students

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

NYC schools involve students in budget decisions to increase civic engagement

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are more engaged in education when they feel that they are a part of the process. That is true of civic involvement in the adult world as well. When people feel that their voices are heard, they are more […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How should schools approach teaching, measuring whole-child competencies?

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The 21st century has brought with it a new set of demands for skills needed to be successful, and in turn, educators have been charged with preparing students for tomorrow’s world. Rather than promoting a narrow focus on academics, the […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teaching model takes strategic approach to identifying the skills students missed

April 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Andy Lee thought he was helping some of his struggling students learn how to write an argumentative essay by breaking the task into smaller pieces, such as focusing first on the skill of paraphrasing. After all, Strategic Inquiry — the […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

3 ways colleges can expand online

April 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

More and more colleges are looking to expand their reach online as a way to stave off enrollment declines and tap into new markets. Indeed, enrollment has grown to about 3.1 million online-only students and 3.6 million students taking at […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students, teachers should be focus of public school social media strategy

April 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the past, schools didn’t have to advertise. Students just moved into a district, registered and showed up on the first day. Times have changed, however, and public schools are recognizing that. In an era of school choice, where traditional […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

5 lawsuits that could bring major change to higher ed

March 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This year is already shaping up to be a momentous one for higher education. In Congress, both parties have indicated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act is a priority. The U.S. Department of Education is underway with regulatory overhauls on […]


Report: More college closures ahead

March 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The backdrop of S&P’s report is the challenging fiscal and market environment in which much of the higher ed world operates. The analysis found full-time-equivalent enrollment declined at 15% of private colleges and at 17% of public colleges for the […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Rising temperatures linked to wider achievement gap, lower academic performance

March 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As warmer temperatures roll in with the spring testing season, attention is returning to recent research on heat’s impact on learning — especially given the number of schools nationwide with no air conditioning. Largely located in areas that traditionally didn’t […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges rarely recruit students from rural high schools

March 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Attending college not only opens opportunities for students, it also opens economic opportunities for communities. This point was illustrated in Michigan when the state lost out on a second Amazon headquarters because it did not have enough college graduates. In […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Prepping first-gen college students begins in high school

March 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While many college students find completing their degree challenging, first-generation college students face special challenges. Without family members who have navigated the college admission process and campus experience successfully, these students often don’t know where to go for the support […]