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    INFLATION RATE OF 2.6% EXPECTED FOR COLLEGES IN 2019

    May 20, 2019

    U.S. colleges can expect their costs to rise by 2.6% in the 2019 fiscal year, according to data from the Commonfund Institute, which intends to help higher ed institutions project their budget increases. The preliminary Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) for 2019, which measures inflation in higher...


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    TEACHER RETENTION, TEAM-BUILDING KEY TO SCHOOL TURNAROUND

    May 20, 2019

    Sonya Mora, principal of Samuel Houston Gates Elementary in San Antonio, Texas, transformed her school from one of the lowest performing in Texas to one with an "A" status, Edutopia reports. Much of the student population is from high-poverty, drug-infested neighborhoods. Mora improved tea...


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    COLORADO STATE GLOBAL CAMPUS PARTNERS WITH CAREER EDUCATION PROVIDER

    May 14, 2019

    Colorado State University System's Global Campus (CSU-Global) last week announced an enrollment partnership with Kenzie Academy, an Indianapolis-based career training school that focuses on technology skills and digital marketing.Students now have the option to begin a one-to-two-year program wi...


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    3 DRIVERS OF NEW ONLINE LEARNING MODELS

    May 14, 2019

    Online learning models are a higher-ed staple for many different reasons, including flexibility, availability to students in different geographical areas, and the ability to help workers build new skills or strengthen existing ones.But now, online learning is on the verge of yet another revolution, ...


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    NEW PROGRAM TARGETS COLLEGE READINESS GAP

    May 13, 2019

    A new competency-based series of courses aims to tackle the growing college readiness gap and prepare students for success in and after college.WGU Academy, a new independent operating unit from Western Governors University, is intended to help solve the widening college readiness gap. Courses and p...


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    3 CHANGES HIGHER ED LEADERS SHOULD BE READY TO MAKE

    May 13, 2019

    Colleges across the nation are in a period of immense change.For one, who is going to college is shifting. Student populations are more diverse than ever, and a growing number of working adults are enrolling in postsecondary education. As the market pushes back on rising tuition, colleges are feelin...


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    TUITION DISCOUNTS REACH RECORD HIGH (AGAIN) AS COLLEGES DIVERSIFY REVENUE

    May 10, 2019

    The average tuition discount rate for first-time, full-time freshmen at private, nonprofit four-year institutions is expected to reach a record high of 52.2% in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a new survey of more than 400 colleges and universities by the National Association of College and ...


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    WHY ARE ALTERNATIVE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS NECESSARY?

    May 10, 2019

    Alternative digital credentials are positioned to transform the relationship between higher ed and students. But how can institutions respond to these fast-developing credentials in a way that is measured and thoughtful, but quick enough so as to not be left behind.Establishing such a credential sys...


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    FUTURE OF WORK-STUDY: HOW COLLEGES' ROLE IN STUDENT EMPLOYMENT IS CHANGING

    May 09, 2019

    A familiar chunk of financial aid, work-study has for years slid job-hungry students into easy-to-learn and fluid positions that colleges might otherwise struggle to fill, especially so inexpensively. It even sometimes bridges the gap with the business community or encourages students to connect wit...


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    THE ‘TEACHING TOOLBOX’ LIFE SCIENCE SCHOOLS SHOULD OFFER STUDENTS

    May 09, 2019

    Last month, vast advancements were made in the global life sciences field.From the rise of gene therapy and its paradigm-changing technology to the world’s first AI-powered PCR platform being launched by Thermo Fisher Scientific, there has been a multitude of recent scientific revelations.If y...


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    CAN BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INSTIL A LOVE OF READING AMONG K12 STUDENTS?

    May 09, 2019

    Several studies suggest that the number of children who read for pleasure is on the decline.While gadgets such as tablets and smartphones are highly popular in households worldwide, this has not necessarily translated to more reading time. In fact, research suggests the opposite to be true – t...


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    ADTALEM, NORTHEASTERN TO OFFER AI CERTIFICATE COURSE

    May 08, 2019

    Adtalem Global Education, which has been expanding its professional education programs, made another move in that direction on Monday with the announcement it will work with Northeastern University to develop a non-degree, certificate-bearing business course in artificial intelligence (AI) for finan...


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    HIGH-ACHIEVING STUDENTS INCREASINGLY TURNING TO CTE COURSES

    May 08, 2019

    High-achieving K-12 students are taking technical courses not traditionally associated with those who have four-year college ambitions, additionally attending high schools that have courses on dental assisting as well as engineering, Education Week reports.Vocational training has been eyed as the pa...


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    ED TECH STORAGE NEEDS CAN LEAVE SCHOOLS, DISTRICTS SCRAMBLING FOR SPACE

    May 08, 2019

    As technology in the classroom becomes the norm, schools must find safe locations to store the devices, as well as physical tech infrastructure, requiring these locations to be identified before the technology purchase is made, according to EdTech: Focus on K-12.Locations like libraries and empty cl...


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    HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO EXPLORE POSSIBILITIES IN TECH SECTOR

    May 07, 2019

    The Sault Technology Engagement and Mentoring (STEaM) group and YouLaunch (a division of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC), are conducting a mentoring event for Grades 9-12 students entitled –“Explore Tech – A Mentoring Event” (sponsored by Tenaris, with support ...


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    PUBLISHER CONSOLIDATION CONTINUES WITH WILEY, CENGAGE AND MCGRAW-HILL DEALS

    May 07, 2019

    Marking another major strategic move in recent weeks among academic publishers, John Wiley & Sons announced Monday that it will acquire the assets of Knewton, a firm specializing in adaptive learning technology and open educational resources (OER).Wiley's purchase of Knewton for an undisclos...


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    RESEARCHERS ASSESSING AI'S ABILITY TO MEASURE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

    May 07, 2019

    Researchers at University of Montreal are partnering with ed tech firm Classcraft to explore the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to measure student engagement and survey potential classroom management changes. The research will take place with data collected on Classcraft’s technology, whi...


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    SHOULD SEN CHILDREN BE ENROLLED IN MAINSTREAM SCHOOLS?

    May 06, 2019

    Should children with special educational needs (SEN) enroll in mainstream schools? That’s a question many parents with SEN kids grapple with.On the one hand, parents want their child to grow alongside their non-disabled peers and be a part of the mainstream community.On the other, many valid c...


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    UCHICAGO’S URBAN EDUCATION INSTITUTE JOINS THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATION

    May 06, 2019

    The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration will become the academic home of the Urban Education Institute starting July 1, advancing the University’s commitment to academic excellence combined with wide-ranging work to address major social challenges. “The Universi...


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    MICROGRANTS AID LOW-INCOME STUDENTS BY COVERING SMALL COSTS

    May 06, 2019

    Microgrants, which consist of money raised through fundraising efforts and donations, allow schools and districts to offer smaller grants to students for items such as books, necessary clothing or supplemental college funds needed to help them persist through postsecondary education, Forbes reports....


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    SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY: SHOULD WE LET THE COURTS DECIDE?

    May 06, 2019

    There is a paradox at the heart of Ofsted. On the one hand, Ofsted’s defenders claim that its frameworks and handbooks aren’t prescriptive. After all, they do not say precisely how a school should go about ensuring that "leaders have a clear and ambitious vision for providing high-q...


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    WHY ARE PARENTS SO HARD TO ENGAGE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS?

    May 04, 2019

    We recently ran a Twitter chat for educators on parental engagement with Dr Janet Goodall, a leading academic and researcher in the field. One participant asked why there was such a difference in parental engagement in primary school compared with secondary school.Dr Goodall described the research f...


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    REPORT SHOWS WRAPAROUND SERVICES' IMPACT ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT SUCCESS

    May 03, 2019

    Another study offers evidence that wraparound supports for community college students can improve their chances of persisting, in this case nearly doubling their retention to the next term and leading to a 35% increase in full-time enrollment. Preliminary results from an eight-year study by the Univ...


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    HOW BOOT CAMPS ARE BRINGING SKILLS TRAINING TO COLLEGE

    May 03, 2019

    Boot camp provider Trilogy Education Services was a big get for online program manager (OPM) 2U, which last month announced plans to pick up the four-year-old company for $750 million. And the move is symbolic of a bigger trend among OPMs to fill out their product portfolios with a broader range of ...


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    TEACHERS NEED MORE HELP TO SUPPORT REFUGEE CHILDREN

    May 02, 2019

    “War is bad. It’s when they throw bombs out of planes. Sometimes I heard bombs. But I don’t remember. I only think of good things. I have a box in my head and put all the bad things in there and keep it locked. At the start in the UK, it was hard because we knew no one. I was shy a...


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    HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSES $150M CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES

    May 02, 2019

    The House Appropriations Committee on Monday proposed a $150 million program to support career training and education at two-year institutions. Run by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Strengthening Community College Training Grants program would aim to meet local and regional workforce needs by tra...


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    HOW STEM LEARNING INVIGORATES CLASSROOMS

    May 01, 2019

    Lead The Way (PLTW)—an organization that has been bringing real-world and hands-on STEM learning into the classroom for 22 years—about the importance of STEM education. PLTW creates an engaging, hands-on classroom environment and empowers students to develop the in-demand knowledge and s...


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    ALLOWING STUDENTS TO RETAKE TESTS MITIGATES FEAR OF FAILURE

    May 01, 2019

    Giving students an opportunity to retake tests provides an opportunity for them to learn from their failures, but Edutopia reports most teachers responding to a Facebook and Twitter poll noted it's best done when limits are put in place, with many having found students would occasionally fail a ...


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    SOCIAL SKILLS, HANDS-ON OPPORTUNITIES TAKE THE 'EXTRA' OUT OF 'EXTRACURRICULAR'

    May 01, 2019

    As budgets cut away at extracurricular programs in schools, low-income and minority students are not getting access to these opportunities, on a scale of three to one, as compared to students from middle-class families, wrote EdSurge.When it comes to extra courses that are academic in nature, in par...


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    DO LEARNING OUTCOMES SET INSTITUTIONS APART?

    May 01, 2019

    How different are learning outcomes from college to college? A new report from Campus Labs, whose software helps colleges track student success initiatives, examines some 8,500 learning outcome statements across 73 two- and four-year institutions to determine key areas of focus at the institutional ...


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    EDUCATION: DRAFT SCHOOL CURRICULUM FOR WALES PUBLISHED

    Apr 30, 2019

    The draft of the new curriculum has been unveiled, in what has been called a "major milestone" in the biggest reform to Welsh schools in decades.The education minister said the new curriculum would be a "big culture change" and "very different to what most of us will have ex...


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    NEW RI EDUCATION CHIEF TOURS SCHOOLS IN PROVIDENCE

    Apr 29, 2019

    Rhode Island's new state education commissioner, Angelica Infante-Green, began her first day on the job Monday touring schools in Providence and Barrington, a week after the state announced it will conduct a 60-day review of the capital's troubled schools.Gov. Gina Raimondo and Providence Ma...


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    COSTLY LESSON: ECONOMICS OF 'FREE' COLLEGE EDUCATION

    Apr 29, 2019

    As a pioneer in e-learning education who has taught over 250 courses online in the last 20 years, I realize the actual costs of education have come down dramatically in the last 30 years.However, that hasn't prevented the expansion of student debt to about $1.5 to $2 trillion.Most politicians th...


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    HOW DO SEMESTER RHYTHMS IMPACT YOUR STUDIES?

    Apr 29, 2019

    Whether you’re a professor or a student, leveraging the rhythms of study semesters can be a trying task at times.Often linked to exam exhaustion and crammed study sessions, rushed years leave everyone feeling out of sync and having to play catch up with a university’s academic flow.The s...


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    MENTORING PROGRAMS ARE A GREAT WAY TO BOOST STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

    Apr 29, 2019

    At Indiana State University (ISU), mentoring programs are in the DNA. The school offers an assortment of both formal and informal options, including programs that serve distinct student populations. Others involve peer mentoring or drawing on an axis of faculty-staff-alumni to lend their guidance an...


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    LEGISLATIVE PLAN PROVIDES 'ROADMAP' FOR BOOSTING EARLY ED ACCESS IN CALIFORNIA

    Apr 29, 2019

    As California lawmakers begin to take action on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s broad plan for early-childhood education (ECE) in the state, an Assembly commission is recommending the creation of a policy council to advise state leaders, more input from parents and significant increases in pay for early e...


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    CAN STUDENT COACHING HELP HIGHER ED IMPROVE RETENTION RATES?

    Apr 26, 2019

    Many higher-ed student success initiatives focus on at-risk students. Loyola University New Orleans, however, has flipped this script by giving every first-year student personalized coaching—and it’s working: The percentage of students who return for their second year is now at an all-ti...


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    PRIVATE SCHOOLS: RECORD FEES AND 5 OTHER FINDINGS

    Apr 26, 2019

    Private school fees have risen by almost twice the rate of inflation over the past year to a record level, with London seeing the biggest increase, according to new research.The overall figure, from today’s annual census of the Independent Schools Council (ISC), masks wide variations across th...


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    2 STATE UNIVERSITIES SUCCESSFULLY REPLICATE STEM PROGRAM FOR UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS

    Apr 26, 2019

    Two state flagship universities — Penn State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) — have made strides in retaining and graduating more underrepresented students in STEM fields thanks to a program pioneered by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), accor...


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    SURVEY: TEACHERS REMAIN LUKEWARM ON ED TECH'S IMPACT ON CLASSROOMS

    Apr 26, 2019

    Educators remain cautious of the hype around ed tech, with less than a third reporting that they've changed their teaching styles or philosophies based on ed tech innovations, Education Week reports. Other findings from a new survey conducted by the Education Week Research Center include that wh...


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    SUPPORTING CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT THROUGH INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

    Apr 26, 2019

    The education market is ultra-competitive. Parents are constantly on the lookout for schools that stand out in the sea of excellence – even at the pre-school level.And it’s no surprise, seeing that childhood is a critical phase in human development. This includes the development of their...


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    UMBC PROGRAM TO SUPPORT DIVERSE STUDENTS IN STEM SUCCESSFULLY REPLICATED AT PSU, UNC

    Apr 25, 2019

    UMBC's Meyerhoff Scholars Program has been lauded as a national model for supporting diverse students in STEM fields. Other institutions across the United States have begun to ask if UMBC's approach could work for them. A new paper published in Science on April 26 answers that question with ...


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    MAINTAINING SCHOOL FACILITIES A CHALLENGE FOR POORER DISTRICTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Unified School District 377 in rural Kansas is facing a facilities dilemma: Aging school buildings need renovations and its central office's heating system stopped working, but multiple attempts to raise local taxes to fund maintenance work have failed, and the last successful bond campaign was ...


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    SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION IN SUFFOLK TO GET £45M BOOST

    Apr 24, 2019

    A local authority is to borrow up to £30m to fund hundreds of new special educational needs (SEND) school places.Suffolk County Council wants to create more than 800 new places. This will take five years and cost about £45m.The Conservative council's cabinet has approved the first ph...


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    TWITCH-STREAMED LECTURES HAILED AS FUTURE OF BLENDED LEARNING

    Apr 24, 2019

    Earlier this week University of Alberta Provost James Fasth took to Twitch in order to announce a pilot project of bringing lectures onto the popular streaming platform.“Blended learning is about giving students the freedom to choose how they learn, and encouraging self-regulation,” he e...


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    ED DEPT: NEW ACCREDITATION RULES WILL BE 'MORE AGGRESSIVE' TO PREVENT ABRUPT COLLEGE CLOSURES

    Apr 24, 2019

    Diane Auer Jones, principal deputy under secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, outlined how forthcoming regulations on accreditation would address college closings during an event Tuesday hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C.New regulations will include "financial ...


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    PULL-OUT PROGRAMS FOCUSED ON ACADEMICS MAY ACCELERATE LEARNING FOR GIFTED STUDENTS

    Apr 24, 2019

    While some believe a gifted education is meant to help higher-performing students gain access to advanced material, a new study from the National Center for Research on Gifted Education has found that many of these pupils are not getting this exposure, wrote The Hechinger Report.The survey took a lo...


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    PLANNING TO BUY ED TECH? THE 'WHY' AND 'HOW' MATTER MORE THAN 'WHAT'

    Apr 24, 2019

    There is more to successfully implementing ed tech than just making the purchase, as success is much more about having a plan with well-defined "whys" and "hows" for the technology, strong support infrastructure and ensuring all departments and stakeholders are on the same page t...


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    A SHIFT TOWARD WELLBEING TO ADDRESS STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

    Apr 23, 2019

    Like every college and university in the nation, the University of Memphis has struggled with a rapid and ongoing rise of student demand for mental health services. We’re also grappling with the realities of the mental-health crisis in America: According to a recent study published in the Jour...


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    CINCINNATI LATEST TO PUSH BACK HIGH SCHOOL START TIMES

    Apr 23, 2019

    Cincinnati Public Schools will push the start time for all of its public high schools from around 7:30 a.m. to a "healthier" start time of 8:30 a.m. or later in the next three years, following a school board vote last week, WKRC reports.The decision to support later bell schedules came abo...


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    SENATE ADVANCES EDUCATION BUDGET DEAL

    Apr 23, 2019

    Majority Republicans approved a $985 million education budget Tuesday they said would adequately meet needs in a fiscally responsible way while critics warned it would cost college students more in tuition at a time the state could afford to spend more.The Iowa Senate, on a 32-18 party-line vote, ap...


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    USA TRIATHLON LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE EDUCATION PLATFORM FOR COACHES

    Apr 23, 2019

    The system, which uses LearnUpon technology, brings webinars, newsletters, exams and certifications into a single portal to improve the user experience and technical functionalities.Users will save time on the platform, allowing them to focus on honing their practice through educational opportunitie...


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    THE BEST TECH IN THE CLASSROOM? AN OLD-SCHOOL WHITEBOARD

    Apr 23, 2019

    Once upon a time, there was a “techvangelical” teacher.Every lesson she taught involved a dizzying array of technology: flipchart voting, notebook computers, moving text boxes and images that danced before students’ eyes.This teacher even presented research on how VLE forums could ...


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    ADULTS TO BE OFFERED FREE DIGITAL SKILLS COURSES

    Apr 23, 2019

    Adults with no or few digital skills are to be given access to a new suite of free courses, apprenticeship and skills minister Anne Milton has announced.The new offer, unveiled today, will comprise a range of new "essential digital skills" qualifications, which will be available from 2020,...


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    HOW CLEMSON TRANSFORMED ITS MBA PROGRAM FOR THE AGE OF ONLINE LEARNING

    Apr 22, 2019

    Clemson University has long offered an on-campus MBA program, but starting this fall, the South Carolina-based school is placing its bets on something a bit different: an ambitious new version of the program that will allow students to access the same curriculum virtually through online learning. An...


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    HOW NEW LEARNING MODES WILL SHAPE THE 'FUTURE OF WORK'

    Apr 22, 2019

    The function and makeup of the workforce will change as industries adapt to new technology and processes, raising questions about how educational models are responding to deliver relevant training, explains a new white paper from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.The report ex...


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    5 EDTECH ACCELERATORS THAT ARE CHANGING K-12

    Apr 22, 2019

    Five powerful edtech accelerators are influencing the skills and needs of K-12 students and educators, according to a new CoSN report released during the advocacy group’s 2019 conference. These edtech accelerators are major disruptive shifts in the status quo that redefine the future of educat...


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    UNIVERSITY STUDENTS – SHOULD YOU CONSIDER AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP?

    Apr 22, 2019

    Internships are a wonderful extension of classroom learning where you can put what you’ve learned into use or learn something new entirely.However, not all internships are paid, which can put you in a pickle. There’s no guarantee an internship will land you a job in the future, so should...


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    FOR COLLEGES, OUTSOURCING THE VIRTUAL FUTURE IS A BAD IDEA

    Apr 22, 2019

    More colleges are looking to online programs for financial health these days—and even survival—as demographic changes are leading fewer students to seek traditional campus experiences.But as many academic leaders look around for help going online, they often can’t find experts at t...


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    MARKETISATION COULD UNDERMINE HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATION

    Apr 20, 2019

    The university sector in the United Kingdom is hugely diverse and that diversity is increasing rapidly. It is not just that devolution to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland has encouraged regional diversity but that institutional missions, modes of operation and methods of governance are so differ...


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    NEW DIGITAL LESSONS IN QPS TARGET K-5 STUDENTS

    Apr 20, 2019

    "It's really cool," Lyndale said.Working her way through a lesson on Microsoft Word, "I'm learning how to change fonts and colors and to bold, italicize and underline stuff," she said. "I've done that before, but I don't really go into Word a whole lot."...


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    INCOMING SIXTH GRADERS TO HAVE SCHOOL USE OF PERSONAL LAPTOPS IN PRESTON

    Apr 19, 2019

    The Preston School District is moving forward with plans to increase digital learning in its schools. “Across the board we want to keep it as simple and secure as possible the first year,” junior high principal Mackay Manley told the district trustees. The school will provide laptop comp...


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    TEACHERS USING OWN CASH FOR CLASSROOM ESSENTIALS, SAYS NASUWT

    Apr 19, 2019

    Teachers are digging into their own pockets to provide basic classroom resources and essentials for their pupils, a survey has found.The results, which were released by the NASUWT teaching union as delegates gather for its annual conference in Belfast, came from responses from 4,386 teachers. Some 2...


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    HUNTLEY HIGH'S BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM LAUDED AS TOP IN NATION

    Apr 18, 2019

    Huntley High School's blended learning program, a pioneering alternative educational model in which students engage in self-directed, online learning, has garnered another accolade as it continues to grow.Huntley High recently was named the top blended learning high school in the nation by Study...


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    4 WAYS COMMUNITY COLLEGES ARE TACKLING STUDENT SUCCESS WITH FEWER RESOURCES

    Apr 18, 2019

    Community colleges face mounting challenges. Since the Great Recession, states have pulled back their support, hurting the budgets of many two-year institutions. At the same time, a strong job market has pulled prospective students directly into the workforce, causing enrollments to drop nationwide....


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    WHAT A PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS EXPERIMENT TAUGHT 11 COLLEGES ABOUT SHARING DATA

    Apr 18, 2019

    When the leaders of 11 prominent public research universities signed an agreement to form the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) in 2014, it was viewed as a fairly bold (if brazen) move. They were going to share ideas in an increasingly competitive higher ed environment to tackle the thorny issue ...


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    CALL TO CHANGE ‘CRAZY’ FUNDING OF SPECIAL SCHOOLS

    Apr 17, 2019

    An education law expert is calling on the Scottish government to fully fund schools such as the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh, arguing that the current system is “crazy” and leading to public money being wasted.There are eight schools in Scotland that receive money directly from the Sc...


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    HANDS-ON PROJECTS CAN INSTILL TEAMWORK, DESIGN THINKING AMONG STUDENTS

    Apr 17, 2019

    By having his 9th-grade students build a tiny home for the homeless, Tacoma, Washington, teacher Joe Romano said every member of his architecture and design class developed collaborative skills, he wrote in EdSurge.The students learned architecture, design and carpentry skills and concepts; conducte...


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    13 STRATEGIES TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN 'POST-TRADITIONAL' STUDENTS

    Apr 17, 2019

    The familiar gaps in services for nontraditional students — from emotional and academic support to pathways to a new career — can and should be closed for the benefit of these students and the institutions that increasingly rely on their attendance, a new report recommends.The 13 strateg...


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    SOCIAL MEDIA MISTAKES COLLEGE STUDENTS SHOULD AVOID

    Apr 17, 2019

    College is a magical time. Finally, you have the freedom to do whatever you want away from your parents and teachers.While college is the best time to let loose and discover who you really are, there are restrictions. In today’s digital age, our lives can be destroyed and reputations can be de...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=19331933

    STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES BUILD ORGANIZATION, COMMUNICATION SKILLS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Rayna Freedman, a 5th grade teacher at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield, Massachusetts, involves her students in parent-teacher conferences, she wrote in eSchoolNews. When she began the practice, each discussion took 45 minutes. Now they’re down to 20 minutes per family and mu...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=19341934

    HARVARD’S BLOCKSTORE TECHNOLOGY WILL ENABLE PERSONALIZED LEARNING ON OPEN EDX

    Apr 16, 2019

    Robert Lue, the Faculty Director and Principal investigator for LabXchange at Harvard has envisioned an advanced way to create personalized learning paths through community engagement on Open edX with the upcoming release of Blockstore.“The hope is that what Blockstore on Open edX will allow u...


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    PERFORMANCE PAY CUTS SPENDING ON PRIMARY TEACHERS BY 11%

    Apr 16, 2019

    The amount of government money being spent on primary school teachers has fallen by 11 per cent after the introduction of performance-related pay, according to new research.Researchers say the main impact of "deregulating" teacher pay has been “negative and significant”, with r...


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    WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE TEACHING QUALITY?

    Apr 16, 2019

    Which is the most cost-effective way to improve teaching through in-service professional development? Intensive coaching? Or light-touch regular training?In a new paper for the Journal of Human Resources – which is featured in this month’s CfEE Monthly Research Digest – researchers...


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    AS NATIONAL AMERICAN U FACES POSSIBLE CLOSURE, ED DEPT TIGHTENS OVERSIGHT

    Apr 16, 2019

    For-profit college operator National American University Holdings (NAUH) said in a quarterly earnings report filed Monday that it came up short of the U.S. Department of Education's financial responsibility standards for receiving student aid through the Title IV program.According to NAUH, the d...


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    ARE BOOT CAMPS THE HIGHER ED DISRUPTORS THEY CLAIM TO BE?

    Apr 16, 2019

    Boot camps carry at least the potential to disrupt higher education and force colleges to consolidate, according to a new report from the Clayton Christensen Institute, a nonpartisan think tank named for the Harvard University professor who developed a theory of disruptive innovation.These short-ter...


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    4 BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING STATE LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEMS

    Apr 15, 2019

    Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia have a Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) in place to connect data between educational systems.Sparked by the availability of federal grants to build them starting in 2005, these data systems monitor students’ demographic information, pro...


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    HOW ONE SMALL COLLEGE HELPS ITS STUDENTS FIND 'PURPOSEFUL WORK'

    Apr 15, 2019

    Four out of five of today's college graduates say they want to find purpose in their work, which means their job interests them and provides meaning in their lives, according to a recent report from Gallup and Bates College. Yet fewer than half say they've done so successfully. This so-calle...


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    CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY INCORPORATING ROBOTICS INTO STEM COURSE OFFERINGS

    Apr 15, 2019

    Sydney, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Bringing academic research facilities and businesses together to find innovative solutions to industry challenges is key to generating income, spurring growth and making lasting impacts on the Atlantic Canadian economy. Cape Breton University ...


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    PARENTAL INFLUENCE ON EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT MUCH GREATER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT, NEW RESEARCH FINDS

    Apr 15, 2019

    Governments keen to raise levels of educational attainment need to look at the cultures and attitudes of parents in high-achieving countries, not just national education systems – according to new findings from researchers at the University of Warwick and the Bank of Italy. he researchers set ...


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    FUNDING SHORTFALLS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS CAUSING ‘UNTOLD MISERY’

    Apr 15, 2019

    Funding shortfalls for special educational needs in schools are causing “untold misery” for thousands of families, a teaching union says, with schools having hit “crisis point” in supporting the most vulnerable children.Nine out of 10 of local councils in England are “s...


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    STATE BILLS USE LOAN REPAYMENT, RETIRED TEACHER HIRING TO DRAW EDUCATORS TO RURAL DISTRICTS

    Apr 12, 2019

    Montana lawmakers are considering multiple pieces of legislation that would help rural districts attract and retain teachers, according to an Associated Press report. Under one House-approved proposal, rural schools that have fewer than 120 students would be eligible to hire retired educators &mdash...


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    CELEBRITIES HIT OUT AT PLANS FOR NEW FAITH SCHOOLS

    Apr 12, 2019

    Celebrities, politicians and some of the UK’s leading thinkers have united to fight a plan for a new wave of single-faith schools, which they say “fundamentally threatens social cohesion”.Writer Ian McEwan, film director Ken Loach, broadcaster Baroness (Joan) Bakewell and philosoph...


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    LEARN TO LEARN: SLOW LEARNING CAN BE BETTER LEARNING

    Apr 12, 2019

    This video describes learning surprises: sometimes what we believe about learning just isn’t true.For example, people often think video games are bad. But research shows that action-style video games, for example, can build the ability to focus. Games like Tetris can build spatial ability. But...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=19021902

    INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY MUST BE ALLOWED TO SUCCEED

    Apr 12, 2019

    This week the Department for Education (DfE) announced the 12 winning bids to create the first Institutes of Technology at locations around the UK.Backed by £170 million of government investment, the DfE claim the institutes will offer top-quality, higher level technical education, with the ai...


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    STEM: INQUIRY EXPLORES IMPACT OF SCIENCE TEACHING ON NURSERY CHILDREN

    Apr 12, 2019

    The importance of teaching science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) to young children will be explored by MSPs.The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee has today launched an inquiry to examine the impact of Stem subjects on children aged three to seven, and how success...


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    HOW COLLEGES CAN MAKE TUITION RESETS SUCCESSFUL

    Apr 11, 2019

    Tuition resets can help colleges boost enrollment and improve their bottom line, but a new study highlights several potential pitfalls, mostly related to planning for the change, marketing it and adjusting recruitment accordingly.Economist and former college president Lucie Lapovsky examined tuition...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18901890

    TECHNICAL EDUCATION SHOULD NOT BE THE POOR RELATION

    Apr 11, 2019

    Our young people are suffering. Secondary and post-16 education needs to be seriously readjusted. This is a necessary and increasingly urgent need, as we can painfully see around us in society today. So, our current educational system perpetuates inequality – should we not work more strategica...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18911891

    LACK OF HIGHER EDUCATION HINDERS UNEMPLOYED US YOUTH

    Apr 11, 2019

    One group in the United States who is not enjoying the low national unemployment rate is 18- to 24-year-old young adults who lack higher education, according to a new report.For them, the unemployment rate is 17 percent, according to recent research by the Brookings Institution. By comparison, the u...


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    DAYS CREEK INTRODUCES VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY IN THE CLASSROOM

    Apr 11, 2019

    Virtual and augmented reality will likely become a part of the Days Creek classroom next year, but students have already started using the new technology.“The idea is that students and teachers get on here and get an understanding of how to us it and put it into the curriculum,” Steve Wo...


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    WE NEED TO TALK IN CLASSROOMS ABOUT BREXIT

    Apr 11, 2019

    The debate on Brexit has now dominated the front pages of major newspapers, social media and news bulletins for close to three years and, with the leaving date now moved back to 31 October, it’s going to carry on a good bit longer.It’s not just politicians struggling to agree on a cohere...


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    MORE EMPLOYERS TURNING TO APPRENTICESHIPS TO BUILD TALENT PIPELINE

    Apr 10, 2019

    Employers are finding success with modern apprenticeships, according to a new report from Institute for WorkPlace Skills & Innovation America (IWSI).With U.S. employers reporting challenges finding skilled workers, many are adopting programs that combine classroom learning and on-the-job trainin...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18801880

    3 LESSONS AN EDUCATOR LEARNED WHEN HIS STUDENTS' BILL BECAME LAW

    Apr 10, 2019

    History teacher Stuart Wexler didn’t want his students to count on their cold case bill becoming law. Sure, he had hopes — as did they. But a high school civics class drafting a bill that would become a federal law? That had never been done before, he said, until his class saw their bill...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18811881

    SEVEN TROUBLING FACTS ON AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION YOU PROBABLY DON'T KNOW

    Apr 10, 2019

    The recent cheating scandal in which wealthy and well-connected parents paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to illegally game admission at elite universities exposed a rigged system. However, the biggest scandal facing higher education today isn’t the illegal activity – it’s what...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18821882

    ALIGNING FEDERAL POLICIES KEY TO FORM STRONGER CTE PROGRAMS

    Apr 10, 2019

    With a growing need to address the skills gap, Scott Stump, U.S. assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education, spoke Monday about how states and local agencies can create stronger workforce pipelines by leveraging three major federal education laws:During a panel at the National Ass...


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    PRIMARY SCHOOLS HIT BY ‘COLLAPSE’ IN MUSIC TEACHERS

    Apr 10, 2019

    The number of music teachers working in Scottish primary schools has dropped by more than 40 per cent over the past seven years, national figures show.According to the Scottish government's teacher census, the figure has fallen on a yearly basis since 2011, when there were 108 teachers across th...


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    UK SCHOOLS ARE TURNING TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS TO FUND LANGUAGES

    Apr 09, 2019

    In Holly class, Matilda, aged six, calls the register. “Ciao, Tyler,” she says. “Presente,” he replies. “Ciao, Arthur,” she says next. “Ciao, Maestra Matilda,” he says. The class collapses into giggles: Matilda is taking the register as part of today&r...


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    SOUTH AFRICA’S EDUCATION SYSTEM HAS ANOTHER PROBLEM: TEACHERS NOT TURNING UP

    Apr 09, 2019

    The Department of Basic Education has published its latest School Monitoring Survey, showing where the country’s schools are improving and also where things are getting worse.The survey was commissioned by the department in 2017, and sought to measure the progress of public schools through to ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18711871

    ACHIEVEMENT FIRST CHARTER NETWORK ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO REDUCE 'UNDERMATCHING'

    Apr 09, 2019

    The Achievement First charter school network, which includes 36 schools in three states, is launching a plan to offer scholarships to students accepted to but unable to attend more selective colleges due to cost, aiming to help low-income students of color attend institutions with higher black and H...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18721872

    PRINCIPAL PIPELINE DISTRICTS SEE STRONGER STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT GAINS, RETENTION

    Apr 08, 2019

    Schools with leaders placed as part of the Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI) — a major, $75 million effort of The Wallace Foundation from 2011-16 — have higher student achievement in both reading and math compared to similar schools that were not part of the initiative, according to a ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18731873

    CAREFUL TECH VETTING PROCESS KEY TO SAFEGUARDING STUDENT DATA

    Apr 08, 2019

    Kristy Sailors, the Houston Independent School District’s director of educational technology, carefully vets ed tech applications before the school system's 29,000-member staff can use them in the classroom, maintaining a resource toolbox full of pre-approved safe educational applications ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18741874

    REPORT: 'WORKHORSE' COLLEGES SHOULD CONSIDER RISK-SHARING

    Apr 05, 2019

    Public comprehensive universities — operating in a niche between the largest and most selective flagship institutions and community colleges — are an overlooked "workhorse" in higher education, enrolling around 70% of all four-year undergraduates and providing considerable upwa...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18601860

    COMPUTER-BASED TESTING BUGS BITE SCHOOLS AGAIN

    Apr 05, 2019

    New York state schools reported issues with computer-based reading assessments from Questar Assessment, Inc., this week, Chalkbeat reports. Similar issues were reported last year.The issues were intermittent, according to the state, and arose when students were accessing and submitting the test, wit...


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    THE TRUTH ABOUT PRIVATE SCHOOLS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Vox is currently running a series called “Hindsight 2070,” where prominent scholars have been asked to look back at today from 50 years in the future and identify what we do now that will be unthinkable then. Some things on the list, like eating meat and youth tackle football, are predic...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18621862

    ASCL SAYS SCHOOLS NEED CURRICULUM AUTONOMY IN INSPECTIONS

    Apr 05, 2019

    A major headteachers’ union has backed Ofsted’s plans to create a new quality of education inspection grade but warned that schools must have autonomy over their curricula.The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has also welcomed the inspectorate’s proposal to separate...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18631863

    THE ABJECT FAILURE OF MARKETISATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

    Apr 05, 2019

    The enormous sums spent by many universities on marketing should come as no surprise (Report, 3 April). Nor should the fact that it is mostly the less prestigious institutions that are doing most of the spending. Like grade inflation, the rise in unconditional offers and vastly inflated vice-chancel...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18641864

    WHY MORE AMERICAN SCHOOLS ARE IMPLEMENTING SCHOOL UNIFORMS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Kids who grew up in Asia, Australia and the UK probably envied American students who could strut their stuff in whatever clothing they liked at school (or at least, that’s how it appeared on American television).Besides the UK and Ireland, school-going children in countries across Europe don&r...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18511851

    THIS UNIVERSITY WAS CROWNED THE WORLD’S BEST IN THE UNIVERSITY IMPACT RANKINGS 2019

    Apr 05, 2019

    University excellence can be measured in many ways, among them is their ability to deliver the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or as described by the UN, “the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”.As everyone has a role to pla...


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    MORE MONEY GOES INTO THE US PRISON SYSTEM THAN IT DOES ON EDUCATION

    Apr 04, 2019

    With the growing teacher crisis, Trump’s war on student visas and the recent college admissions scandal hitting headlines around the globe, it seems that chaos has disrupted the American education dream.Experts are closely observing the nation’s academic decline, calling for major reform...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18531853

    TEACHERS REFUSING TO DISCUSS ‘CONTROVERSIAL’ BREXIT WITH PUPILS

    Apr 04, 2019

    An academic has claimed that Scottish teachers are avoiding discussing Brexit because it is “too controversial” and one school has even dropped Europe as a topic this year.The claims were made by Daniela Sime, a reader in social policy at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, who was...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18541854

    IS RETURN ON INVESTMENT ACHIEVABLE IN K12?

    Apr 04, 2019

    As the superintendent of Morgan County (AL) School District for the past eight years, I experience the same challenges as most of today’s school administrators. Every year, our district has to balance the diverse needs of low-socioeconomic rural students with higher-performing feeder patterns,...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18501850

    THE UNIVERSITY IMPACT RANKINGS 2019 BY SDG: QUALITY EDUCATION METHODOLOGY

    Apr 02, 2019

    This ranking focuses on universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy research and their commitment to inclusive education. As early years provision and lifelong learning are not the main focus of education at universities, this table should not be used to ass...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18371837

    THE TOP EDUCATION INNOVATIONS AREN'T FUNDED BY INVESTORS

    Apr 02, 2019

    According to a new report out today from Finnish education nonprofit HundrED.org, a majority of the most promising and impactful education innovations around the world are being made by not-for-profit organizations, not business and investment interests, not governments.Every year, HundrED selects 1...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18381838

    STEMPEDIA ROBOTICS LEARNING PLATFORM TEACHES STEM SKILLS TO CHILDREN

    Apr 02, 2019

    Abhishek Sharma, Co-Founder of STEMpedia, a startup that is developing technology and educational tools to make learning-by-doing accessible and and long-lasting for the young minds believes that even though STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) learning kits have been around on the m...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18391839

    LEGO LAUNCHES THE EDUCATION SPIKE STEAM SYSTEM FOR GRADES 6-8

    Apr 02, 2019

    At an education event in New York today, LEGO announced the launch of Education Spike. The company’s latest STEAM offering is designed for use in classroom settings — specifically grades sixth through eighth (~ages 11 to 14).The kits combine LEGO bricks with sensors, motors and the &ldqu...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18401840

    NEW SCHOOL INSPECTION REGIME LEADS TO 'TOUGHER' RATINGS

    Apr 02, 2019

    A new inspection regime introduced two-and-a-half years ago has made it more difficult for schools to be rated “very good” or “excellent” overall, say education directors and headteachers.Figures uncovered by Tes Scotland show that whilst three-quarters of schools were rated ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18411841

    CAREERS EDUCATION 'SHOULD START FROM AGE 2'

    Apr 01, 2019

    Children as young as 2 should be introduced to careers education through creative activities, a charity says.A report for Founders4Schools, entitled titled "More Than a Job’s Worth: Making Careers Education Age-Appropriate", says careers education should be introduced to the youngest...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18201820

    CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS PROPOSE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS REFORM

    Apr 01, 2019

    Legislation put forward in the California State Assembly by five Democratic lawmakers seeks to level the playing field for college admissions in the state just weeks after an alleged nationwide bribery scheme rocked the world of higher education.Among the proposals are requiring at least three admin...


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    THROUGH THE 'BACK DOOR': HOW MUCH INFLUENCE DO DONATIONS HAVE ON ADMISSIONS?

    Apr 01, 2019

    William Singer — the man at the center of a far-reaching alleged admissions bribery scandal unearthed by federal investigators — explained his scheme as creating a more certain path into elite colleges for families with means.In testimony, he said he merely created "a side door"...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18281828

    CLOSING GAPS IN STUDENTS' BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE LEVELS THE PLAYING FIELD

    Apr 01, 2019

    The Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) is attempting to close gaps in students' background knowledge with a tool called the Knowledge Map. Developed at John Hopkins University's Institute for Education Policy, the map helps districts develop curriculum around familiar topics and concepts, ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18291829

    COUNCILLORS JOIN BATTLE AGAINST SCHOOL FUNDING CUTS

    Apr 01, 2019

    More than 1,000 local authority councillors have signed a letter urging the government to increase school funding.The letter from the NEU teaching union to education secretary Damian Hinds is due to be handed to the Department for Education this afternoon.It came after Mr Hinds last month told the a...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18301830

    ADVANCING INVENTION EDUCATION AND CREATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

    Apr 01, 2019

    Arguably, nothing has a greater impact on society than invention. One need only imagine life without the printing press, the automobile, antibiotics or the computer to realize how invention impacts our lives in ways great and small. Despite the primacy of invention, efforts to actively support the d...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18311831

    LOUISIANA EDUCATION LEADERS AIM HIGH IN MASTER PLAN REWRITE

    Mar 31, 2019

    Louisiana's higher education policy leaders are setting an ambitious goal for the state, striving for six in 10 working-age adults to hold a college degree or other employment credential beyond a high school diploma by 2030.That's a high bar in Louisiana, which consistently lags the nation i...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18171817

    SOME STATES' TEACHING STANDARDS LACK DETAILS ON CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS

    Mar 29, 2019

    Teaching standards in all 50 states include some reference to showing respect for students’ cultural diversity or linking the curriculum to students’ race and ethnicity, but only a few describe what being culturally responsive looks like over the course of a teacher’s career, accor...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18181818

    TEACHERS NEED PEACE CORNERS, TOO

    Mar 29, 2019

    A 2018 study revealed that 93% of elementary school teachers reported high levels of stress, and though mindfulness can help reduce teacher stress and improve school climate, finding a way to incorporate mindfulness for teachers into the school day can be a challenge, eSchool News reports. The creat...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18191819

    GUILDFORD COLLEGE GROUP JOINS ACTIVATE LEARNING

    Mar 29, 2019

    Another college has joined the Activate Learning college group after a recommendation by the FE commissioner.Guildford College Group’s three colleges at Merrist Wood, Farnham Sixth Form College and Guildford College will join Activate Learning’s other college sites, which span Oxfordshir...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18211821

    $5M GOOGLE GRANT AIMS TO UP LATINO STUDENTS' ACCESS TO COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION

    Mar 28, 2019

    Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, has announced a $5 million grant over the next three years to boost Latino students' access to computer science education, according to a company news release. The grant, awarded to YWCA, UnidosUS and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF), represent par...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18071807

    SCHOOLS LEADER LAUNCHES DEFENCE OF ACADEMY TRUSTS

    Mar 28, 2019

    Academy trusts are "charities that are run to give children a better future" rather than organisations with business interests, a schools’ leader will say today.The Confederation of School Trusts’ chief executive Leora Cruddas will launch a defence of academies today by claimin...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18081808

    WHY IT'S WORTH GETTING GOOD GRADES IN SCHOOL

    Mar 28, 2019

    Students who do well in exams at 18 go onto earn as much as 40% more post-university than peers who flunk their exams but still go onto higher education.And they show a clear correlation between grades at 18 and post-graduation salaries at all levels of achievement.But the data also shows earnings g...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18091809

    GETTING PAST THE 'FALSE DICHOTOMY' IN ONLINE LEARNING

    Mar 28, 2019

    News earlier this year that Western Governors University would not have to pay back $713 million in Title IV funds was seen as a vote of confidence for alternative instructional models in higher education.While a 2017 audit by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Inspector General found ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18101810

    EUROPEAN DESIGN SCHOOLS: WHERE TALENT MEETS OPPORTUNITY

    Mar 28, 2019

    Design matters. Good design is not exclusive to museums, private collections or fashion shows. Instead, it’s an ideal every good society should aim for.Products as elementary as toasters to sophisticated items like iPhones must transcend beyond being merely functional, encouraging us to be the...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=18111811

    CAN AN ARTS EDUCATION IN SCHOOL IMPROVE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

    Mar 27, 2019

    Are students who lack exposure to music and the arts disadvantaged academically?Recent research in the US, published by the journal of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, suggests so. Researchers followed a large and diverse sample of pre-school children until they completed sixth, s...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17901790

    THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE – A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY

    Mar 27, 2019

    In the digital age, it’s unlikely that any retailer would question the importance of a website. With 40 percent of internet users making purchases online, the ability for 24/7 transactions is too good an opportunity for many to miss.But more than this, websites give retailers a constant presen...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17911791

    COMPANIES THAT ARE CHANGING THE WAY EDUCATION IS BEING DELIVERED TO STUDENTS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Today, the education sector is gaining importance and attention with the need and demand to prepare the future generation to keep pace with the changing lifestyle and ecosystem. The learning methodology has moved from indoor classrooms, textbooks, theories, formulas to developing a student to be the...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17971797

    TOP 10 STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGIES IMPACTING HIGHER EDUCATION IN 2019

    Mar 27, 2019

    Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019. Gartner highlighted the technologies that higher education CIOs should have on their radar this year, especially as they look to enhance their competitive advantage and support emerging business. early...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17981798

    EDUCATORS, INDUSTRY LEADERS ADDRESS 'ROOT CAUSES' OF STEM TEACHER SHORTAGE

    Mar 27, 2019

    SAN DIEGO — School district administrators, teacher educators, foundation officials, and nonprofit and corporate leaders gathered at the San Diego Zoo Tuesday to further their collaborative efforts to prepare more STEM teachers for the nation’s classrooms.Participating in the 100Kin10 in...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17991799

    HOW INDIAN SCHOOLS ARE ADOPTING CLOUD COMPUTING, AR AND VR

    Mar 27, 2019

    Over the past few years, the adoption of technology has transformed every aspect of our lives. India being an IT leader has remained on the front line of this technological movement with unification of technology in domains ranging from banking to governance to farming and even in regular activities...


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    THINK TANK SHARES BLUEPRINT FOR ACCREDITATION'S FUTURE

    Mar 27, 2019

    A think tank set up by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional accreditor, released a set of white papers this week offering broad ideas for accreditors' future in a higher ed world already being upended by change.The papers look at maintaining accreditors' role in quality control w...


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    BYTEDANCE WILL REPORTEDLY LAUNCH A K–12 ONLINE EDUCATION PLATFORM THIS SUMMER

    Mar 26, 2019

    China’s ByteDance, known chiefly for developing the content aggregator app Jinri Toutiao and the popular short video platforms Douyin and TikTok, is forming its own online education platform for kindergarten, primary, and secondary students, KrASIA’s parent company 36Kr reported on Tuesd...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17781778

    BREXIT: THE CHALLENGES THAT LIE AHEAD FOR UK UNIVERSITIES

    Mar 26, 2019

    These are highly uncertain times for UK universities. It’s an unenviable position to be in, to borrow a phrase from Prime Minister Theresa May, as the nation’s higher education sector finds itself in a noose as Britain races to exit the European Union with no shortage of chaos.The deadli...


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    5 MUST-SEE TED TALKS FOR STUDENTS

    Mar 26, 2019

    If you haven’t already jumped on the TED Talk bandwagon, it’s about time you did!TED Talks are a great source of motivation when you’re in a funk; an unparalleled means for listening to the views and opinions of others; and a way to build your general knowledge through speakers who...


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    STUDENTS AT GROVER CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY GET TO EXPERIENCE VIRTUAL REALITY ORCHESTRA

    Mar 26, 2019

    It's another exciting day at Grover Cleveland Elementary as students get to experience a virtual reality orchestra.This week is the first time the Erie Philharmonic made a public launch of their new technology.  This morning, third-grade students had the chance to put on a pair of goggles a...


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    THE 50 STATES OF EDUCATION POLICY: A BREAKDOWN OF GOVERNORS' STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSES

    Mar 26, 2019

    By the end of March, 48 of 50 governors will have delivered their 2019 State of the State addresses. For 19 of them — plus former educator and current Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz — this year's State of the State is their first since taking office. And while there's variation among st...


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    WHY SCHOOLS MUST DO BETTER ON APPRENTICESHIPS

    Mar 26, 2019

    Reading the case studies in Tes’ Inspiring Apprentices series is a great reason for getting out of bed in the morning.  They are a perfect reminder of why I love my job. So why, then, is it still the case that too many young apprentices have to find out about exciting apprenticeship oppor...


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    NEED TO KNOW: HOW STRUGGLING SCHOOLS GET SUPPORT

    Mar 25, 2019

    The government is planning to scrap two key policies that have terrified headteachers up and down the country for years.It is all part of efforts by the DfE to reform the way that schools are held to account, and shift to a system that is geared to helping schools improve, rather than punishing them...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17811781

    SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS REQUIRE INCLUSION

    Mar 25, 2019

    There may well be a “showdown” between parents and the government where special educational needs is concerned, but posing the problem simply as “inclusion” versus “segregation” obscures as much as it illuminates (Pupils with special needs belong with everyone els...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17771777

    WILL THE FUTURE BE OF ROBOT TEACHERS? OR TEACHER ROBOTS?

    Mar 22, 2019

    You may remember when, a few months ago, Pepper the Robot gave testimony to the Education Select Committee. That day, Times education editor Sian Griffiths asked Twitter how long it would be before teacher shortages were filled by robots. A tongue-in-cheek comment, surely? If you believe that, then ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17701770

    3 WAYS COMMUNITY COLLEGES MUST ADAPT TO WORKFORCE CHANGES

    Mar 22, 2019

    Community colleges are front-and-center in the discussion of how postsecondary institutions can serve lifelong learning needs, according to a new white paper from the Community College Research Center that notes these colleges saw major gains in workforce education programs and companion federal sup...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17711771

    AS HIGHER ED EYES ADULT LEARNERS, COMMUNITY COLLEGES ADD SUPPORTS

    Mar 21, 2019

    Community colleges have historically been viewed as second fiddle to four-year institutions. But in recent years they have been pulled into the spotlight for being particularly well-positioned to meet growing demand among previously underserved markets of postsecondary students, namely adult learner...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17671767

    HOW 4 SCHOOLS ARE IMPROVING STUDENT MOTIVATION

    Mar 21, 2019

    When students feel motivated, everything is better–grades, class engagement, standardized test scores, and determination. That’s why improving student motivation is at the top of many administrators’ to-do lists.If motivation is a person’s willingness to do something or behav...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17681768

    HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: THESE ARE THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE

    Mar 20, 2019

    Schools, colleges and universities everywhere are tightening their grip on their academic frameworks to ensure subjects acknowledge the societal transformations of technology, and the rapid speed of AI innovations.For high school students, the time between secondary education and the first steps int...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17591759

    HALF OF THIS WEEK'S COLLEGE STRIKES CANCELLED OR PAUSED

    Mar 19, 2019

    Strikes are still set to take place at five colleges this week after half of the planned walkouts were called off or paused. Industrial action at Bridgwater and Taunton College was called off after college leaders agreed an end to graded lesson observations and a 2 per cent pay rise over nine months...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17601760

    SCHOOLS MUST ‘FIERCELY PROTECT’ TEACHER TRAINING DESPITE CUTS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Schools facing squeezed budgets should “fiercely protect” teacher training from cuts, the head of a new training organisation has said. Melanie Renowden, interim chief executive of the Ambition Institute, said that one of the new organisation's tasks will be to “continually dem...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17611761

    DEANS FOR IMPACT LAUNCHES TEACHER PREP LEARNING SCIENCE INITIATIVE

    Mar 19, 2019

    Deans for Impact, a coalition of college deans and leaders from traditional and alternative teacher preparation programs across the country, will choose five to seven of those programs for a new initiative focused on better preparing future teachers to incorporate cognitive science into their practi...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17571757

    JPMORGAN CHASE GIVES $350M TO WORKFORCE TRAINING, COMMUNITY COLLEGES

    Mar 19, 2019

    JPMorgan Chase announced Monday that it is giving $350 million over five years to community colleges and career training programs.It extends the investment firm's five-year, $250 million initiative launched in 2013, with funds allocated to develop and pilot educational training programs, reinfor...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17581758

    5 USEFUL TRAVEL APPS EVERY STUDENT SHOULD DOWNLOAD

    Mar 19, 2019

    When it comes to travelling, international students are no strangers. They often need to travel back and forth from their home country, and quickly become experts on immigration checkpoints, booking flights, luggage requirements, and all that fun stuff that come with travelling overseas.Most student...


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    WHY SHOULD SCHOOLS INTEGRATE THE ATKISSON COMPASS OF SUSTAINABILITY?

    Mar 19, 2019

    If you’re not familiar with the work of AtKisson, it’s likely that you won’t have heard of their sustainability compass.An integral part of their accelerator tool assortment, many eco schools and climate-caring professors are immersing the AtKisson compass into school curricula. Th...


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    CALL FOR URGENT INQUIRY INTO SCHOOLS ADMISSIONS SYSTEM

    Mar 18, 2019

    Campaigners have today called for an urgent inquiry into the schools admission system that they say is “long overdue.”The Comprehensive Future campaign group says that local authorities now have little say on how pupils are admitted to schools in their area because more than 70 per cent ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17491749

    SCIENCE MUSEUM GROUP SUPPORT STEM LEARNING WITH NEW MANCHESTER TRAINING ACADEMY

    Mar 18, 2019

    The Science Museum Group has opened a new training and education facility as part of its Science Museum Group Academy arm at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum.The new hub is the company’s first in the north of England, with the original being operative at the Science Museum in Lon...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17501750

    COMPUTING TEACHERS’ LEADER TO CHAIR NATIONAL CENTRE FOR COMPUTING EDUCATION

    Mar 18, 2019

    A professor who chairs an organisation of more than 30,000 computing teachers and academics will lead the new National Centre for Computing Education.Simon Peyton Jones currently heads Computing at School, which was at the centre of the 2014 reform of the computing curriculum.The new centre, announc...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17511751

    DEAF PUPILS’ EDUCATION IN ‘CRISIS’ OVER TEACHER SHORTAGE

    Mar 18, 2019

    The "absolute crisis" facing the education of deaf children has been laid bare in new research that shows they are lagging behind their peers – while their teachers are being “crushed by the demands of the role”.The research, published today, reveals that four in five tea...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17411741

    ONLINE EDUCATION MARKET IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT APPROX. USD 423 BILLION BY 2023, AT 24% OF CAGR

    Mar 15, 2019

    The research report on the Global Online Education  Market provides a comprehensive analysis on the market on a global and regional front, based on the market size, share, services, solutions, product types, end users, industry verticals, and technologies. The report also presents an in-depth a...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17311731

    CHICAGO NETWORK FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS GETS GATES RECOGNITION FOR FOCUS ON FRESHMEN

    Mar 15, 2019

    Philanthropist Bill Gates recently highlighted Chicago’s Network for College Success, which uses the “Freshmen-On-Track” metric to identify struggling students and keep them on the path to graduation, Chalkbeat reports. Gates, whose foundation is now investing in “networks&rd...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17371737

    CROWDFUNDING GUIDE HELPS DISTRICTS DEVELOP SAFE, EFFECTIVE PRACTICES

    Mar 15, 2019

    Chiefs for Change has released a new guide to help schools and districts use crowdfunding effectively, safely, and equitably, and to develop policies concerning approval, collections, ownership and tracking of results.EdSurge, the organization that developed the guide, consulted more than 40 educati...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17381738

    CHINA PLANS TO OFFER INVESTMENT EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS ACROSS COUNTRY

    Mar 15, 2019

    Chinese children could soon be discussing financial charts and the stock market when their parents ask them what they learned at school.That’s because the country’s education and securities officials have agreed to introduce investment education in schools across the country, according t...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17391739

    IS 'GRIT' IN EDUCATION ALL IT'S CRACKED UP TO BE?

    Mar 15, 2019

    More than a decade after academic and psychologist Angela Duckworth released her first paper on the notion of grit and its application to education, a series of recent studies have revealed weaknesses in past evidence supporting grit and in survey questions that measured it within people, according ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17401740

    AS BREXIT LOOMS, UK UNIVERSITIES SEE SURPRISE GROWTH IN EU STUDENT APPLICATIONS

    Mar 15, 2019

    In January this year, five UK higher education groups warned of the risk to university research, staff and students if the government fails to negotiate a deal ahead of Brexit.In an open letter to MPs, Universities UK, the Russell Group, Guild HE, Million Plus and University Alliance – represe...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17261726

    COLLEGE ADMISSIONS - THE HIGH PRICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

    Mar 14, 2019

    The indictments of celebrities and CEOs in a sweeping FBI investigation into a college admissions scandal has raised questions about the advantages – on both sides of the law – that exist for the children of moneyed parents.Beyond bribes and admissions fraud, a network of legal options h...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17281728

    SCHOOLS HAVE BECOME 'FOURTH EMERGENCY SERVICE' FOR POOREST FAMILIES

    Mar 14, 2019

    Schools have become “an unofficial fourth emergency service” for vulnerable families across England and Wales, offering food parcels, clothing and laundry facilities to those worst affected by austerity, according to a new report by a headteachers’ union.A majority of the 400 schoo...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17291729

    TRAINING TEACHERS TO TEACH 21ST CENTURY STUDENTS

    Mar 14, 2019

    In today’s age of technology and the Internet, children are exposed to a wide range of learning platforms. This has also drastically impacted the way students absorb information, learn and interact daily.In a world where opinions are shared instantaneously, it is easier to store information on...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17301730

    HIGH-TECH LUGGAGE & MOBILE LINKING: TOP 10 STARTUPS BY MBA GRADUATES IN 2019

    Mar 14, 2019

    MBAs and startups are an unlikely pair. MBA entrepreneurs are “doomed to fail” they say. They are “high extrovert/low conviction people” Peter Thiel, Co-founder of PayPal and Palantir once said. Their spaces include investment banks and consulting firms, not startups. Elon Mu...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17161716

    UK UNIVERSITIES CALLED UPON TO ADOPT NEW ’EMOTIONAL FITNESS’ MENTAL HEALTH APP

    Mar 13, 2019

    A new ’emotional fitness’ app targeted to students for the prevention of mental health problems has been developed in the UK.Called ‘Fika’, which in Swedish, loosely translates to mean ‘cake and coffee break’. It’s a term used for the concept of taking a few...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17021702

    EDUCATION, DISCOVERY AND INNOVATION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

    Mar 13, 2019

    A modern scientific education requires training in scientific principles and techniques coordinated with practice. At the University of Oregon (UO), this practice includes working with faculty in the lab or in the field — discovering new science, building new devices and compounds and creating...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17031703

    DETROIT DISTRICT HOPES 1-TO-1 TECH WILL ENGAGE STUDENTS, BOOST TEST SCORES

    Mar 13, 2019

    Nikolai Vitti, the superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, is attempting to provide every K-8 student with a laptop to use during the school day. The district currently has a one-to-one laptop pilot program at 25 schools. Expanding the program to the additional 46 schools would ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17121712

    GIVING LECTURES IN 1,000 WORDS OR LESS LEAVES MORE TIME FOR DEEPER LEARNING

    Mar 13, 2019

    The dean of instruction at a Denver high school believes that if teachers could use just 1,000 words — which takes up about 9 minutes — of whole-group instruction each class period, students would have more time to explore, think, create and collaborate, he wrote in eSchoolNews.Chris DeR...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17131713

    WHEN EMBEDDING DEVICES IN CURRICULUM, FOCUS ON ACTIVE SCREEN TIME

    Mar 13, 2019

    Common Sense Media noted in 2015 that teenagers spend an average of nine hours online each day, Sandy Oreo, a secondary school teacher in Brisbane, Australia, writes for EdSurge — but whether that screen time is passive or active makes a significant difference in their learning.Limiting passiv...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17141714

    MORE STATES WEIGHING MANDATORY RECESS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LAWS

    Mar 13, 2019

    As educators look to strike a balance between rigorous academics and time for socializing and play, at least five states have mandatory recess laws at the elementary level, while seven others require elementary schools to have daily physical activity. Several other states, including Massachusetts an...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17151715

    'BUG-IN-EAR' TEACHER COACHING SHOWS PROMISE

    Mar 12, 2019

    School districts are beginning to utilize bug-in-ear coaching tactics as a professional development tool, with a coach watching a teacher in action via livestream and making suggestions in real time through an earpiece, Education Week reports.Mary Catherine Scheeler, an associate professor of specia...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17041704

    NEW YORK CITY TO SEEK NEW SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

    Mar 12, 2019

    After years of struggling with the system used to keep track of special education students’ information, the New York City Department of Education will be in the market for a new one. A “Request for Expressions of Interest” will be issued by the district, according to an Education ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17051705

    SOLVANG SCHOOL DISTRICT EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR STEM, CAREER PROGRAM

    Mar 12, 2019

    Solvang School District has been recognized by a national organization for its science, technology, engineering, mathematics and career learning program, a district spokesman said.The district was designated a Project Lead The Way Distinguished District for providing broad access to transformative l...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=17061706

    WHAT IS BIM AND WHY SHOULD ENGINEERING STUDENTS KNOW ABOUT IT?

    Mar 12, 2019

    How do you gain an understanding of technologies that will be crucial to future industry? For Southeast Asian engineering students aspiring to join tomorrow’s workforce, the answer could lie in three letters: BIM.BIM stands for Building Information Modelling, a process that generates and manag...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16921692

    5 IDEAS FOR CHANGE IN HIGHER ED FROM SXSW EDU

    Mar 11, 2019

    Pushback against rising tuition, the stress of shrinking state funding and the possibilities afforded by advances in technology have higher ed leaders beginning to challenge some basic assumptions about their field. That process tends to be slow, however, and often makes for hubbub at trade conferen...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16931693

    STUDY: ADOPTING NEW TEXTBOOK DOESN'T INCREASE STUDENTS' MATH ACHIEVEMENT

    Mar 11, 2019

    Simply adopting a new textbook, even if it’s in line with the Common Core State Standards, does not result in an increase in student achievement, according to a study released Monday by the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University.Focusing on elementary math textbooks in a sa...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16941694

    PRINCIPALS ORG, NONPROFIT TO STUDY TURNOVER AND ITS EFFECTS

    Mar 11, 2019

    The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has selected the Learning Policy Institute to manage a large-scale research project that leaders hope will improve principal turnover rates nationwide. The study is designed to explore what factors influence principal turnover, the rate...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16951695

    CAN'T MINISTERS JUST BE HONEST ABOUT EDUCATION FUNDING CUTS?

    Mar 11, 2019

    Back in September, wrote about the strength of feeling amongst school leaders that motivated 2,000 of them to march through Westminster to demand more money for schools.Last week's letter from the WorthLess? campaign has brought school funding back into the headlines – and rightly so. Scho...


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    JUST HOW IMPORTANT IS A UNIVERSITY WEBSITE? VERY, NEW STUDY FINDS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Due to the fact that younger generations use social media extensively, many universities are turning to Instagram and Twitter to attract new students.However, new research by Uniquest (UQ), as reported by The Pie News, recently revealed that it’s not  just social media that certain intern...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16841684

    WHAT IF ALL STUDENTS DID THEIR EXAMS ONLINE?

    Mar 09, 2019

    Now that half term is firmly in the past, teachers' thoughts will turn naturally to the pedagogical path in front of them: the downhill sprint to the examination hall.Now that the mocks are over, reports have been written for exam classes and parents’ evenings have delivered the learning p...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16861686

    7 TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR BEST CHOICE IN AN ONLINE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

    Mar 08, 2019

    Prospective undergraduate and graduate students evaluating online programs should consider many variables beyond education and course credits. Here are seven tips for finding the best option for you offered by Ben Leslie, interim president of Gardner-Webb University, and Emily Robertson, Gardner-Web...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16801680

    6 UNIVERSITIES MAKING BIG INVESTMENTS IN DATA SCIENCE

    Mar 08, 2019

    Data is everywhere these days. Whether someone is using facial recognition software to access their electronic devices or buying an item recommended to them by an algorithm, information on their behavior is being collected and used by companies to improve the user experience and increase their own b...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16821682

    RHODES COLLEGE RECEIVES $1.2 MIL TO INCREASE STEM TRAINING FOR STUDENTS

    Mar 08, 2019

    Rhodes College was awarded $1.2 million grant to support students at the college interested in teaching math and science to kids from K-12 in high-need school districts, according to a media release. Eighteen students majoring in STEM will be recruited during their sophomore year to be a part of the...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16831683

    APPRENTICESHIPS COULD BE YOUR GATEWAY TO A STEM CAREER. HERE’S HOW TO SCORE ONE.

    Mar 07, 2019

    High-quality apprenticeships can offer an enviable trifecta in this uncertain economy: a job, good pay and an alternative route to degree-level qualification.These work-training programmes, which allow participants to earn a recognised qualification whilst gaining practical experience, can address t...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16611661

    SXSW EDU 2019: WHAT IT MEANS TO TREAT STUDENTS AS CONSUMERS OF HIGHER ED

    Mar 07, 2019

    Four years, a leafy campus, full-time attendees. What it has long meant to attend college in the U.S. is being turned on its head as institutions find new ways to cater to students' unique postsecondary education needs.Today about one-quarter of full-time students also work full-time, and a simi...


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    MOODY'S: SLOW ENROLLMENT GAINS RAISE COLLEGES' FINANCIAL RISK

    Mar 07, 2019

    Pointing to an expected slowdown in enrollment through the fall of 2027, Moody's Investors Service warns in a new analyst report that colleges will soon face a rocky stretch. That makes some U.S. colleges an increasing credit risk, particularly small private institutions that tend to depend more...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16731673

    COULD OPTIONAL 13TH YEAR EASE TRANSITION TO COLLEGE?

    Mar 07, 2019

    Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty is advocating for an additional year in the city's K-12 public school system to help ease the transition from high school to college, an acknowledgment of the fact that half of the city's high school graduates don’t complete college within six yea...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16741674

    ONSITE CHILD CARE, FREE GYM MEMBERSHIPS MAY AID IN ATTRACTING, RETAINING TEACHERS

    Mar 07, 2019

    Recent teacher activism has revealed that many teachers feel they are underpaid, overworked and underappreciated. And while many school districts don’t have the ability to increase salaries or benefits, an Education Week video series describes a few creative approaches they can take to meet te...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16751675

    TEACHING FIRST AID IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS COULD SAVE LIVES

    Mar 07, 2019

    A teenager and two 10-year-old girls are among those urging the Scottish government to back the teaching of first aid in all primaries, arguing the move would cut down on those too terrified to act in an emergency.The trio appeared today before a Scottish Parliament committee, along with East Renfre...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16761676

    ASSOCIATE DEGREES LINKED TO BETTER EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS

    Mar 06, 2019

    A new study from the American Council on Education recommends that high school graduates pursue associate degrees as a way to improve their economic status — and that community colleges have better personal and academic supports for them once they get there. Students who earn an associate degr...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16621662

    2018 TEACHER PROTESTS HAD LIMITED IMPACT ON STATE ED FUNDING

    Mar 06, 2019

    Last year’s teacher strikes, protests and walkouts have resulted in some increases in state education funding, but finance levels have not returned to pre-recession levels, according to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) analysis released Wednesday.Spending for K-12 schools has in...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16631663

    SURVEY: EDUCATIONAL DONATIONS SHIFTING FROM ACADEMIC TO 'WHOLE LEARNER' APPROACHES

    Mar 06, 2019

    A recent survey focused on trends in education philanthropy reveals that instead of academically-focused areas, donors tend to be favoring investments centered on “whole learner” approaches, which support wraparound services, social-emotional learning, and increased engagement with famil...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16651665

    SMART EDUCATION AND LEARNING MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH AND TREND BY 2025

    Mar 06, 2019

    A very smooth and flexible learning process is replacing the traditional classroom teaching methods. Education institutes are adopting new hi-tech teaching methods which includes white boards, projectors and smart notebooks. Implementation of such technologies in classroom improves understanding of ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16661666

    TAIPEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY PIONEERS WORLD’S LARGEST VIRTUAL REALITY ANATOMY CLASS

    Mar 06, 2019

    In collaboration with HTC, Taipei Medical University established the world’s largest virtual reality (VR) anatomy classroom in late 2018. The 3D Organon VR system gives headgear-wearing students a comprehensive view of structures in the human body.The university is working with the health and ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16541654

    HOW CAN SCHOOLS ENSURE STUDENTS ARE CLIMATE CHANGE-READY

    Mar 06, 2019

    So much has been discussed around how best to prepare students for the future of work and jobs that don’t yet exist. However, little has been done to prepare young learners for the reality of climate change and the world they will soon inherit.Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg ha...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16511651

    HERE’S HOW SCHOOLS CAN HELP MIGRANT STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL

    Mar 06, 2019

    As the world becomes increasingly globalised and connected, the migration of families becomes increasingly common.In the United Nations’ World Migration Report 2018, the organisation estimates that there are some 244 million international migrants globally, or 3.3 percent of the world’s ...


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    FEARING 'EXISTENTIAL THREAT,' U OF MASSACHUSETTS UNVEILS PLANS FOR NATIONAL ONLINE PLATFORM

    Mar 05, 2019

    The University of Massachusetts System plans to launch a national online college focused on adult learners in order to stave off projected enrollment declines across higher ed and respond to growing competition, its President Marty Meehan announced Monday evening.Meehan said during his annual State ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16531653

    GEN Z TAKEOVER: HOW COLLEGES ARE USING GAMIFICATION TO ENGAGE STUDENTS

    Mar 05, 2019

    Beginning this past fall, California State University, Dominguez Hills students who engage in everyday college activities like joining a student group or checking into the mental health center have been able to cash in their experiences for tangible rewards.The effort is part of the experimental Cha...


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    ART CLASSES IMPROVE STUDENTS’ DISCIPLINE, WRITING AND COMPASSION

    Mar 04, 2019

    Learning experiences in the arts go beyond learning how to draw straight lines or perform in a play. In fact, a new study has found that it brings a suite of other benefits, such as reducing disciplinary problems, improve writing skills and increasing compassion for others.Studying 10,548 students e...


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    AS ENROLLMENT WAVERS, LAW SCHOOLS LOOK TO EXPAND ONLINE

    Mar 04, 2019

    It's like the opening titles of The Brady Bunch, said University of Dayton School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss as he explains the online portal (shown above) for its new hybrid Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.But instead of the cast of a family sitcom, the grid will be populated by the faces of student...

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    WHICH COLLEGES SPEND THE MOST TUITION REVENUE ON INSTRUCTION?

    Mar 04, 2019

    Public colleges tend to spend the largest share of their tuition revenue on instruction, compared to private nonprofit and for-profit institutions, according to a new report by The Century Foundation. That's because government support often allows them to spend more on instruction than they rece...


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    COLLEGES COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE CAREER SERVICES

    Mar 04, 2019

    Seven universities will share experiences and collaborate on ways to improve career services for low-income and first-generation students, supported by a new $2.4 million grant from Strada Education Network.The University Innovation Alliance (UIA) members — Arizona State, Georgia State, Ohio S...


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    CALIFORNIA REVISITS POSSIBLE K-12 SUSPENSION BAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, is reintroducing legislation that would ban out-of-school suspensions for “defiant and disruptive behavior” in grades K-12. It comes after multiple previous attempts, which were vetoed by former Gov. Jerry Brown, to stretch the ban past K-...


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    EVERY SCHOOL TO BE LINKED WITH APPRENTICE ROLE MODEL

    Mar 04, 2019

    A network connecting schools with apprentices to act as role models for their students was launched by Scotland's first minister today.Every school in Scotland is to be linked with an ambassador from the new Scotland’s Apprentice Network, which is open to current and former apprentices who...


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    STATE-OF-THE-ART ROBOTIC ARMS TO PROVIDE ADVANCED TRAINING TO WVU PARKERSBURG STUDENTS

    Mar 04, 2019

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg was awarded a $379,000 grant to purchase high-tech robotic arm equipment for students to learn state-of-the-art real-world automated manufacturing processes. The purchase of the equipment was made possible through a Rapid Response Advance Grant from the West V...


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    MUSIC EDUCATION 'RISKS BEING OUTDATED BY TECHNOLOGY'

    Mar 04, 2019

    Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says.Too much music education does not reflect the reality of how young people engage with music, according to the inquiry from the Music Commission.It says there is a risk this...


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    STATE AND STUDENTS ‘SHOULD BEAR COST’ OF THIRD-LEVEL EDUCATION

    Mar 03, 2019

    The public believes the State should pay at least half the share of third-level education fees, with a quarter funded by students and their families and the remaining balance from businesses.They are the findings of a poll of more than 1,000 adults conducted by the Higher Education Authority into pu...


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    TRACKER: TEACHERS ON STRIKE

    Mar 03, 2019

    While the issues vary from state to state — and sometimes district to district — the wave of teacher protests, walkouts and strikes has dominated education news ever since West Virginia's teachers went on strike in late February 2018. Across the country striking teachers are pushing ...


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    IS EDUCATION ENTERING THE ‘AGE OF ALTERNATIVES’?

    Mar 02, 2019

    Has anyone else noticed that some of the new schools being built, including much-celebrated “schools of tomorrow” resemble Google headquarters, as well as each other?Without ignoring that much of what differentiates one school from another takes place below the surface, the desire to mak...


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    HOW TO CHOOSE THE MOST SUITABLE AIRBNB FOR YOUR STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE

    Mar 01, 2019

    There’s a battle waging between traditional acommodation providers and home sharing network, Airbnb.Hotels are losing their share of travelers, particularly younger generations looking for more affordable and experiential places to stay, to the short-term rental startup which has now grown to ...


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    AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECOUNTS HIS EXPERIENCE IN NORTH KOREA

    Mar 01, 2019

    Due to the country keeping itself isolated from outsiders and limiting internet access, it’s difficult to fully understand what life is really like for North Koreans.The country has been condemned worldwide for maintaining extreme poverty, prison camps, and for developing nuclear weapons.Howev...


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    FEW DISTRICTS HAVE FULL-TIME ROLE FOCUSED ON STUDENT PRIVACY

    Mar 01, 2019

    A recent report published by the nonprofit Center for Democracy and Technology argues that school districts need to hire a chief privacy officer to protect student data and oversee privacy policies. But few districts have anyone in these positions, or even a full-time staffer whose role focuses on p...


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    DO UNIVERSITIES NEED TO GO NATIONAL TO STAY RELEVANT?

    Feb 28, 2019

    Colleges must transform into nationally focused institutions in order to stay relevant, contends a new report from advisory firm Grant Thornton. That means having more than a single physical location, offering consistent services across states and serving students where they're located.Although ...


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    ED DEPT PULLS ARGOSY U'S TITLE IV ACCESS IN BLOW TO DREAM CENTER

    Feb 28, 2019

    Financially troubled Argosy University suffered a potentially fatal regulatory blow Wednesday, after months of owner Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH) trying to sell off the college system.The U.S. Department of Education blocked Argosy from access to further Title IV aid by denying its applica...


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    OFSTED WARNS OF SECONDARIES 'GAMING' EAL QUALIFICATION

    Feb 28, 2019

    Secondary schools are using an English as an additional language qualification as a way of “gaming” the league tables, a senior Ofsted official said today.Luke Tryl, director of corporate strategy at Ofsted, told a conference in London: “We were looking at a group of schools recent...


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    THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN A WORLD OF PERVASIVE COMPUTING

    Feb 28, 2019

    Computers have become so pervasive in today’s world that preparing students to work and assume leadership roles in this shifting landscape requires giving them a better understanding of how computers work, how to use them, and how they affect every aspect of society. That’s the reasoning...


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    ODEM UNVEILS GLOBAL EDUCATION MARKETPLACE

    Feb 28, 2019

    ODEM announces today its first public access to the ODEM Platform, its blockchain-based education and employment marketplace.ODEM is offering early onboarding for students and educators with functionality to create and offer educational programs on the Platform. The education portal uses blockchain ...


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    CALLING ALL STUDENTS – HERE ARE SOME PODCASTS YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY CHECK OUT

    Feb 28, 2019

    Do you love learning about new things, but can’t find the time to read during a cramped commute on public transit? Or, do you find yourself feeling too exhausted to catch up on all your saved articles after completing your assignments, part-time work and studying?If you haven’t already d...


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    WORK-INTEGRATED LEARNING: 5 GREAT EXAMPLES FROM AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES

    Feb 28, 2019

    Internships, work placements, fieldwork. These are now integral parts of a university degree.In Australia, a new report has found that close to half a million university students took part in industry-led projects, fieldwork, practical simulations and work placements in 2017. These career-preparatio...


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    HOW ARE TEXTILE STUDENTS TACKLING FAST FASHION?

    Feb 28, 2019

    Textiles embody all the dimensions of art: colour, innovation, talent.” – Stanley Marcus Fast fashion is costing our planet its natural environment.Failing to embrace eco-friendly practices, many global brands are still selling synthetic apparel that has being rapidly manufactured.Not on...


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    SCHOOLS INVITED TO SIGN UP FOR CONTROVERSIAL BASELINE PILOT

    Feb 27, 2019

    Schools were invited today to sign up for the voluntary pilot of the Reception baseline assessment, which starts this autumn.Schools will be able to sign up for the pilot from Friday. The test which will assess 4- and 5-year-olds in language, communication and literacy, and early maths, as they begi...


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    STUDY: DUE DILIGENCE CRITICAL FOR EFFECTIVE DIGITAL CURRICULUM ADOPTION

    Feb 27, 2019

    A personalized math learning program didn't help students improve on state tests at five schools in Elizabeth, New Jersey, despite heavy backing from organizations including the Gates Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Chalkbeat reports, citing a January 2019 study from Teachers College ...


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    REPORT: 54% OF PROSPECTIVE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS FAIL LICENSING EXAM ON FIRST TRY

    Feb 27, 2019

    Less than half of aspiring elementary school teachers — 46% — pass a common licensing exam on the first try, according to a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), which points a finger at the nation's teacher education programs for not requiring their student...


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    HOW SCHOOLS CAN OVERCOME TWO MAJOR HURDLES IN INNOVATION

    Feb 27, 2019

    A report by the CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) was recently released, where two major hurdles schools face when it comes to technological innovation were identified by an international Advisory Board of 111 renowned educational technology experts.These hurdles are more than simply pesky obs...


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    MORE THAN 100 RURAL SCHOOLS TO GET SUPER-FAST BROADBAND

    Feb 26, 2019

    More than 100 rural primary schools are set to get gigabit-capable broadband connections within the next few months, the government has announced.Under the £3 million pilot programme, three schools have already been connected, and 52 have signed contracts with work expected to be completed in ...


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    HOW CAN GEN Z SECURE CAREER SUCCESS? FOCUS OF SOFT SKILLS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and robotics have driven a flurry of research studies and reports on future-proofing jobs.With USA Today writing that automation could kill 73 million US jobs by 2030; Bruegel announcing that 54 percent of European jobs are at risk of comput...


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    TOP COLLEGE PICKS FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS

    Feb 26, 2019

    International schools are a fast-growing industry – especially in emerging economies like China and Singapore.While it used to be the case that mainly expatriate families or the super-wealthy send their children to international schools, today more and more local upper middle-class parents are...


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    WHY TEACHERS ARE TEACHING KEYBOARDING EARLIER

    Feb 26, 2019

    Touch typing is being taught in progressive curriculums now. Experts agree it’s never too early for teachers to get on board and teach keyboarding. When teachers were students themselves, they learned touch typing as well. As skilled professionals today, they devote a portion of class time to ...


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    DREAM CENTER RECEIVER SUES GROUPS THAT TOOK OVER ART INSTITUTES

    Feb 26, 2019

    The receiver for Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH) is suing the nonprofit Education Principle Foundation (EPF) as well as Studio Enterprise Manager over a deal that transferred control of eight Art Institutes and most South University colleges to EPF.The receiver, Mark Dottore, said in a compla...


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    TECH REVOLUTION 'COULD MAKE ARTS MORE IMPORTANT THAN MATHS'

    Feb 26, 2019

    Arts subjects could become more important than maths, one of the most influential voices in world education has said.Andreas Schleicher also said that UK private schools excel in teaching 21st century skills.The head of the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa), today gave evidence t...


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    ALMOST HALF OF SCOTLAND'S COLLEGES 'VERY GOOD' FOR STUDENT OUTCOMES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Twelve of Scotland’s 26 FE colleges have been graded “very good” for student outcomes, according to a set of reports published today.Ten received a “good” grade for how they ensured the best outcomes for their learners, while the remaining four were graded “satisf...


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    WILL NATIONAL AMERICAN U'S ONLINE PIVOT BE ENOUGH TO KEEP IT ALIVE?

    Feb 26, 2019

    In January, the company that operates National American University added language to a securities filing that probably no corporate executive enjoys having to say.Management noted the company's $8.7 million working capital deficiency and cash shortage raised "substantial doubt regarding the...


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    BUDGET-FRIENDLY WAYS TO SPEND SPRING BREAK

    Feb 26, 2019

    If you’re an international student studying in the US, you’ve probably picked up on the Spring break hype by now.For many American students, it’s typically the tradition to spend Spring break somewhere warm like a beach or island with a bunch of friends, relax and party til the bre...


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    VETERANS GROUPS URGE VA TO KEEP GI BENEFITS AWAY FROM DECEPTIVE COLLEGES

    Feb 25, 2019

    Thirty-six advocacy groups sent a letter to the head of Veterans Affairs (VA) this month urging the department to increase oversight of postsecondary education programs that are approved for GI benefits.The groups — which include the American Legion, Blue Star Families and AMVETS — cited...


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    COLLEGE-READY HIGH SCHOOLERS NEED MORE EARLY PATHWAY OPTIONS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Improved and consistent dual-enrollment opportunities, Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings in high school or by allowing these students to skipping the senior year altogether are among the easier pathways to college that should be available for the nearly one in four juniors who has already met...


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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION EMPOWERS STUDENT LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

    Feb 25, 2019

    A common refrain in the workplace is "Don’t reinvent the wheel.” But what if the wheel is bumpy and worn? What if there’s a better means of transport? Digital transformation sets aside the notion that it’s preposterous to reinvent the wheel. It goes back to the beginning...


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    DFE INVESTMENT ‘NEEDED FOR TEACHERS TO BENEFIT FROM AI’

    Feb 25, 2019

    The government must invest in artificial intelligence in education if teachers are to benefit from the technology, a new report claims.The study, Educ-AI-tion Rebooted, published today by innovation foundation Nesta, contrasts the amount of UK public investment in AI in health with that in education...


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    TEACHERS MUST BE WHISTLEBLOWERS ABOUT WORKPLACE BULLYING

    Feb 24, 2019

    According to NASUWT, 4 out of 5 teachers have experienced some form of bullying in the workplace. This is an extraordinarily high number of people who are admitting to feeling that they are bullied, either by adults or children.I am truly amazed by the number of colleagues across the profession who ...


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    VR, AI AND GAMIFICATION TO BECOME NEXT-GEN SCHOOLS MAGNET

    Feb 23, 2019

    Today, despite different innovative trends in educational process most of the ‘innovative’ guidebooks don’t have visual improvements or interactive features, which leads to boredom of students. Furthermore, if the teacher cannot present a material in an interesting, unusual way, it...


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    HOW TO LEARN FROM YOUR TEACHING MISTAKES

    Feb 23, 2019

    When I was an undergraduate, I was amused by an anecdote about the legendary philosopher Karl Popper, who would set the tone for his first-year classes by walking in, slamming down his papers and barking just one word: “Observe.”The class would then sit in awkward silence until one brave...


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    HOW LONG THE SAT IS AND HOW TO MANAGE THAT TIME

    Feb 22, 2019

    For some students, the SAT may seem like it lasts forever, but in reality, the exam itself lasts three hours.That time includes one 10-minute break and one five-minute break, though an optional essay adds another 50 minutes, stretching the SAT to almost four hours. Experts say how that time is manag...


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    10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE STUDYING IN IRELAND

    Feb 22, 2019

    The luck of the Irish has landed the nation among the happiest in the world. According to the World Happiness Report 2018, Ireland is the 14th happiest country on the globe, surpassing the likes of the UK, Germany, France and the US.What else would you expect from a study destination that’s tr...


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    NYU ADDS 3-YEAR MEDICAL SCHOOL FOR PRIMARY-CARE PHYSICIANS

    Feb 22, 2019

    New York University (NYU) is expanding its medical school footprint with an accelerated three-year program focused on training primary care physicians, an area of the profession that is in high demand.Based at NYU's Winthrop Hospital campus in Mineola, New York, the NYU Long Island School of Med...


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    NONPROFIT HELPING 6,400 SCHOOLS GUIDE DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS ON PATH TO SUCCESS

    Feb 22, 2019

    Georgia’s Fulton County has joined the Los Angeles Unified School District and many others in partnering with a national college-readiness non-profit AVID to help close achievement gaps and provide students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the extra skills and encouragement they need to suc...


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    SIXTH-LARGEST DISTRICT IMPLEMENTS 3-STEP APPROACH TO BOOST EQUITY

    Feb 22, 2019

    The Broward County Public Schools' Department of Equity and Diversity has produced its first cohort of 300 educators trained as equity liaisons, David Watkins, director of equity and diversity for the Florida district, writes in eSchool News.The initiative is based on three core pillars, the fir...


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    WANT STUDENTS TO PERFORM BETTER? ENSURE TEACHERS ARE BETTER PAID

    Feb 22, 2019

    Many factors contribute to student success in schools, and conventional wisdom would predict that the smarter the teacher, the better the learning outcome.However, typical measures of teacher qualifications, such as advanced degrees and experience levels, do not necessarily translate to classroom ef...


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    BRITISH PSHE TEACHER UP FOR GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE

    Feb 21, 2019

    A British teacher who was made an MBE for developing a programme that teaches inclusiveness and diversity has been named a top 10 finalist for the $1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. Andrew Moffat, a personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education teacher from Parkfield Communi...


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    WHY LABOUR'S LIFELONG LEARNING COMMISSION MATTERS

    Feb 21, 2019

    This week, the Labour Party launched our lifelong learning commission that has been months in preparation and discussion, and several years in the making.It was back in 2016, during debate about the government’s higher education and research bill, that we introduced our new clause 15, which co...


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    PODCASTING STRENGTHENS STUDENTS' WRITING, EDITING AND SPEAKING SKILLS

    Feb 21, 2019

    Baltimore City Schools’ Kimberly Calhoun works with her kindergarten students to produce podcasts about farm animals, writing and recording a sentence they craft themselves. Originally skeptical of her students’ ability to create this work, Calhoun found them capable of meeting the expec...


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    STUDENTS TRAVELING THROUGH HIGH-CRIME AREAS MORE LIKELY TO MISS SCHOOL

    Feb 21, 2019

    Julia Burdick-Will, a sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University, recently conducted a study on the impact of neighborhood crime on school attendance in Baltimore, finding that students who had to walk high-crime streets to get to school were more likely to be absent, NPR reports.In Baltimore C...


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    HOW TO APPLY FOR A DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS STUDENT CHAPTER

    Feb 21, 2019

    Are you tired of studying health and medicine from a lecture hall? Do you want to put your hard-earned academic knowledge into action?If so, an independent, global movement providing medical aid named Doctors without Borders is looking for help where it’s needed most.Founded in May 1968, this ...


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    THIS WEBSITE IS INSPIRING YOUNG SCOTS TO TRAVEL, STUDY AND WORK OVERSEAS

    Feb 21, 2019

    After an intense final year in university, Adele Sreeves wanted a change of scenery while simultaneously learning a brand-new skill. The graduate in International Business with Spanish picked China and has absolutely no regrets.In an article titled A Scot in China, part of a digital campaign called ...


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    CREATIVE WAYS TO MAKE MATH FUN FOR K12 LEARNERS

    Feb 20, 2019

    Math anxiety is a real problem that affects many students worldwide. Students face math anxiety when they are unable to do or understand math, coupled with low self-confidence and stress when facing tests.Math anxiety should be tackled from an early age, preventing it developing further into adultho...


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    PRIVATE AND CHARTER SCHOOLS IN THE US: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

    Feb 20, 2019

    Twenty years ago, parents had the option of sending their kids to either a public (or government) school, private school, or international school.Today, it’s not as cut-and-dry, as different types of school are regularly cropping up, from magnet schools to charter schools, and even home school...


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    POORER FAMILIES TO GET TEXT MESSAGES IN TRIAL TO SUPPORT EARLY LEARNING

    Feb 20, 2019

    Parents are to be sent three text messages a week offering tips on how to support their child’s early learning at home as part of a government drive to improve school readiness among children from poorer families.The texts will be sent to disadvantaged families with four- and five-year-olds, e...


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    EDUCATORS SHOULD EMBRACE PROJECT-BASED INSTRUCTION FOR WELL-ROUNDED GRADUATES

    Feb 20, 2019

    William Du Bois, an American sociologist and civil rights activist, was way ahead of his time when he thoughtfully observed that, “a system of education is not one thing, nor does it have a single definite object, nor is it a mere matter of schools. Education is that whole system of human trai...


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    AGAWAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS INTRODUCES VIRTUAL REALITY LEARNING TO CLASSROOMS

    Feb 20, 2019

    Students in grades K-12 now have access to virtual reality devices for the classroom. By appointment, teachers can “check out” the equipment to provide additional insight into lessons. There are a total of 30 device kits available which include 30 Mattel Deluxe Master Viewers, 30 Magella...


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    EMBEDDING CERTIFICATIONS IN DEGREES IS GAINING GROUND, BUT WILL THE PRACTICE GO MAINSTREAM?

    Feb 20, 2019

    When Oscar Eliecer Diaz Cordovez immigrated to the U.S. from Cuba five years ago, he had a few college credits and no clear career path.He found work on the floor of a manufacturing plant, but the job was physically demanding, and the pay was low. To make ends meet, he worked at a restaurant on the ...


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    DFE TO PAY FOR EARLY LEARNING APPS FOR POOR FAMILIES

    Feb 20, 2019

    The Department for Education will pay for subscriptions to early learning apps for disadvantaged families, the education secretary has announced.Damian Hinds said that families will be given free access to educational apps for smartphones and tablets, so children can benefit from positive “scr...


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    IT’S CRUCIAL FOR SCHOOLS TO TEACH CHILDREN THEIR RIGHTS

    Feb 20, 2019

    A child’s right to an education is something many of us almost take for granted. Yet the rights of a child are vital: we must shout out and let children know they have a right to be safe, a right to learn, a right to be loved, to own their own property.There’s something else to consider,...


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    PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TEACHING ARE TOO ALIEN TO BE LUMPED TOGETHER

    Feb 19, 2019

    A colleague from science startled the lunchtime sandwich circle recently when he disclosed that he had previously taught in a primary school. There was a brief moment of awestruck silence. For some of us, cosseted in the relatively sheltered milieu of a secondary school classroom, this kind of talk ...


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    NEW INTERNATIONAL BOARDING SCHOOL TO OFFER FREE ADMISSION TO HALF ITS STUDENTS

    Feb 19, 2019

    When it comes to international and private schools, people typically associate them with top-tier education for the rich and privileged.Classes are generally smaller than those of public schools, and learning environments more dynamic and focussed on individual styles. The outcome is a well-rounded ...


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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=15171517

    SEVEN WAYS TO USE PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

    Feb 19, 2019

    Learners can benefit from project-based learning and an employer-informed curriculum, researchers from The Edge Foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineering concluded in a new report.A two-year research project focusing on university technical colleges (UTCs) in Liverpool, Reading and Birmingham ...


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    HEADTEACHERS 'MUST KEEP LEARNING THROUGHOUT THEIR CAREER’

    Feb 18, 2019

    Headteachers should constantly update their own learning and give parents a central role in school life, according to new guidance in Scotland.The School Empowerment Working Group also recommends that collaboration between educators – with colleagues in schools and beyond – will be cruci...


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    ADULT EDUCATION ‘REQUIRES IMPROVEMENT’

    Feb 18, 2019

    Last week’s Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development report – Getting Skills Right: Future-Ready Adult Learning Systems – compared adult learning systems across OECD countries and assessed how well they are facing up to future skills challenges.Report after report in r...


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    NEED TO KNOW: SECURITY MEASURES IN SCHOOLS

    Feb 18, 2019

    The Department for Education’s consultation on its draft security guidance for schools closes today. Here’s what you need to know: What is this all about?The DfE has been seeking views on its proposed guidance for employers, heads, teachers and other support staff on how to deal with sec...


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    BAN GAMING? OUR PUPILS PLAY IN A SCHOOL OVERWATCH TEAM

    Feb 18, 2019

    The 26 pupils who have pulled on the school colours for our newly introduced team sport this year are not your typical athletes.They don’t juggle their commitments across the rugby, hockey, squash and rowing teams. They do not relish the chance to trot out in the rain to face up against someon...


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    THE CLASS BOOK REVIEW: THE LIGHT IN THE NIGHT

    Feb 17, 2019

    The Bumblebees were sitting in silence as we opened the envelope from London and were all so excited to have another mystery book delivered to our classroom. This was the second book we have reviewed this year and Naomi instantly recognised the telltale signs. “It’s a new book, one of th...


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    IS ONLINE LEARNING THE BEST SOLUTION FOR WEATHER-RELATED SCHOOL CLOSURES?

    Feb 15, 2019

    Unexpected school closures in various countries are bound to happen thanks to factors like bad weather (i.e. haze, snow, etc.) and even outbreaks such as mumps or hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).However, in the US, online learning options have proven to be a blessing for some schools, enabling t...


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    NYU ADDS HUB TO CONNECT, EDUCATE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    Feb 15, 2019

    New York University's Tandon School of Engineering is creating a center to promote efficiency, sustainability and safety in the construction industry. It will also collaborate with industry executives to find solutions to the issues that can make a project late or over budget. Staff and research...


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    OFSTED FAILING TO RE-INSPECT SOME STRUGGLING SCHOOLS WITHIN 30 MONTHS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Ofsted is not re-inspecting a “small number” of schools that it rates ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ within 30 months, newly released board papers show.The news comes despite the inspectorate’s school inspection handbook saying that requires improvem...


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    YOUR FEMALE PROFESSORS ARE JUST AS GENIUS AS YOUR MALE PROFESSORS

    Feb 14, 2019

    Female academics can’t seem to catch a break. Outnumbered two-to-one, harassed and paid less than their male counterparts, the gender gap is alive and kicking well into 2019.Recent reports also show black female academics facing “passive bullying and racial microaggressions”, on to...


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    DUNCAN BOARD OF EDUCATION TAKES VR FIELD TRIP

    Feb 14, 2019

    Horace Mann Elementary showed off new tech the school received, thanks to a grant from Google Expedition, which, through the use of Virtual Reality, can take classrooms around the world.Kelsey Roberts, a fourth-grade teacher, got up first.“We, Horace Mann, applied for the K20 grant ... I&rsquo...


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    SCHOOL, DISTRICT SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES MUST TACKLE PITFALLS AS WELL AS OPPORTUNITIES

    Feb 14, 2019

    Developing a district-wide social media policy is important, but challenging — requiring an approach flexible enough to adapt to changing trends and thorough enough to address difficult scenarios involving students, staff and faculty, District Administration reports.A district communications d...


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    HIGHER ED IS PUSHING STEM DIVERSITY, BUT IS CHANGE HAPPENING FAST ENOUGH?

    Feb 14, 2019

    For more than a decade, Keith Harmon has helped oversee a rare success story in higher education. Harmon is the director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, an initiative started 30 years ago at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County that has helped the college make serious inroads bridging equ...


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    ED DEPT. BACKPEDALS ITS PROPOSED DISTANCE LEARNING STANCE WITH LATEST REVISION

    Feb 14, 2019

    The Education Department has revised its proposed rules around distance education to clarify the role of subject-matter experts and their interaction with students, Inside Higher Ed reported. The changes are part of the department's ongoing negotiated rulemaking on accreditation.The latest propo...


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    MOST HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON 'LOW-LEVEL' SKILLS

    Feb 13, 2019

    Most of today’s homework assignments are based on the Common Core standards, but the tasks cover “low-level skills” and are considered by parents to be below their children’s abilities, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday by the Center for American Progres...


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    EFFECTIVE GROUP PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REQUIRES CONSIDERING HURDLES

    Feb 13, 2019

    While built into national education requirements including Common Core, making group projects successful can be challenging for educators, wrote Education Week. This is, in part, because of "a lack of research on how to set up contexts for problems," one educator told the publication, as w...


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    FIRST AWARDING BODIES FOR NEW T LEVELS ANNOUNCED

    Feb 13, 2019

    The awarding organisations for the first three new T levels have been announced. NCFE has been awarded a contract to deliver the education and childcare T levels, and Pearson has been awarded contracts to deliver T levels in design, surveying and planning, as well as digital production, design and d...


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    STRIKE BALLOT OPENS AT TWO MORE COLLEGES

    Feb 13, 2019

    Strike ballots will open at two more colleges in an ongoing dispute over pay.The ballot of members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Tower Hamlets College and Redbridge College – both in East London – opened on Monday and will close on Friday 1 March.The union said colleges th...


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    DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE CALLS FOR MORE SUPPORT FOR TEACHER WELLBEING

    Feb 13, 2019

    The Duchess of Cambridge has praised teachers for the “vital” role they play in shaping pupils’ lives and called for more support for their wellbeing. Speaking at the Mental Health in Education conference, she said teachers played a key role in helping children to develop at the mo...


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    DETROIT PARTNERSHIP ALLOWS STUDENTS TO EARN COLLEGE CREDIT AS EARLY AS FRESHMAN YEAR

    Feb 12, 2019

    More high school students in Detroit's school district will graduate with college credit, thanks to an expansion of a program with the Wayne County Community College District. This partnership allows students to take college courses beginning their freshman year of high school, Chalkbeat reports...


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    GAMES HELP EDUCATORS, COMMUNITIES TACKLE DIFFICULT BUDGET, POLICY DECISIONS

    Feb 12, 2019

    A former state governor, some Los Angeles-area business leaders, and a variety of parents, educators and community members gathered at a Beverly Hills, California, home recently to cut 4% from a school’s budget. They could trim classroom aide positions, but not if it’s past the deadline ...


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    INTEL'S TECH LEARNING LAB OFFERS A VIRTUAL EDUCATION, ON WHEELS

    Feb 12, 2019

    On a recent morning at McClymonds High School in west Oakland, California, students soared through outer space, dissected frogs in a high-tech laboratory and toured the a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition up close -- all without leaving their campus.These students are part of the Tech Learn...


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    RANDOM42'S NEW VR EXPERIENCE EXPLORES IMMERSIVE EDUCATION POSSIBILITIES IN SCIENCE

    Feb 12, 2019

    London-based scientific communication studio, Random42, have released their first solely educational virtual reality experience that takes you on an immersive journey inside the human body. The experience, entitled Intercellular, takes a more cinematic approach towards an educational virtual reality...


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    GEORGIA MOVES GAME-BASED ASSESSMENT BEYOND PILOT PHASE

    Feb 11, 2019

    The Keens are arguing, and their bickering is scaring away the “Peachlings” along the Chattahoochee River. But helping the Keens solve their problems — by fishing clues out of the water and answering questions on short reading passages — is a way to bring back the colorful cr...


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    OREGON COLLEGE OF ART AND CRAFT TO CLOSE AS SMALL ART SCHOOLS STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE

    Feb 11, 2019

    The Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) announced last week that it will close following commencement on May 19, 2019, following years of financial instability.In a statement, officials at the 112-year-old college said closure was "the right and only responsible thing to do" after restr...


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    ‘EDUCATION ISN’T ABOUT GENETICS: IT’S ABOUT HOPE’

    Feb 11, 2019

    A few weeks ago, I read Jon Severs’ marvellous interview with geneticist Robert Plomin with great interest. Some of his ideas raise no eyebrows. It’s not new that we like to think that we’re making a difference in our pupil’s lives when the reality is that we’re making ...


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    SCHOOLS TELL DFE FUNDING PRESSURES ARE STOPPING INNOVATION

    Feb 11, 2019

    Schools have told the DfE that funding and workload pressures are stopping them from exploring the benefits of edtech, a senior official has said.Education secretary Damian Hinds has made the use of technology in schools a key priority since his appointment last year.The department is currently supp...


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    DECADES OF STUDIES PAINT COMPLEX PORTRAIT OF VOUCHERS' VALUE

    Feb 08, 2019

    The debate over the value of voucher programs and other initiatives that direct public funds to private schools has been waging for some time, and while some early studies seemed to support the impact of voucher programs on student achievement, more recent research is offering different conclusions,...


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    NEW RESEARCH CENTERS TO FOCUS ON RURAL SCHOOLS, HIGH SCHOOL WRITING

    Feb 07, 2019

    Challenges facing rural schools are receiving increased attention, and now the Institute for Education Sciences (IES) – the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education – is funding two university research centers to help education leaders in rural communities use “high-quality...


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    STATES VARY IN DEFINING COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS METRICS

    Feb 07, 2019

    As parents and business leaders push for college and career readiness as a measure of educational success, 44 states have now included such indicators in their new plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) or in their own state rating systems, though the way readiness is measured varies widely...


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    'WHY DO WE KNOW SO LITTLE ABOUT OUR STUDENTS' LIVES?'

    Feb 05, 2019

    As a child, I used to love playing animal, vegetable, mineral – the game in which someone thinks of an object, tells you the category, and then you ask up to 20 yes/no questions to identify it.Each question revealed a little bit more and responses would require you to change your next question...


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    'UNCONDITIONAL OFFERS ENABLE PERPETUAL UNDERPERFORMANCE'

    Feb 05, 2019

    Much has been made of the case for and against students receiving unconditional offers for university places. The arguments are often complex, and competing considerations can include reputational, academic and fiscal factors. However, when addressing the recent huge rise in the number of unconditio...


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    SUPPORT STAFF WIN EIGHT DAYS OF EXTRA PAY

    Feb 05, 2019

    Support staff at the Sixth Form College, Solihull, will have their pay over the last six years revised after union Unison argued the term-time staff had been treated less favourably than their full-time colleagues.Administrative staff, career advisors, science and art technicians and library assista...


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    PEER REVIEW: A BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO OFSTED?

    Feb 05, 2019

    Ofsted’s “guiding principle” is to be a “force for improvement through intelligent, responsible and focused inspection and regulation”. Yet, last year’s National Audit Office report revealed that less than half of headteachers felt that their latest inspection led...


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    STUDY PROBES EFFECT OF VIRTUAL REALITY ON LEARNING

    Feb 05, 2019

    Picture yourself in a virtual reality simulator, atop the spinning Earth, the moon and all its phases just beyond, the stars surrounding you in glorious 3D. In this simulation, you have no body; there’s nothing between you and the universe but light saber-like controls shining in front of you ...


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    FOSWAY GROUP RECOGNIZES SKILLSOFT AS A CORE LEADER FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN THE 2019 9-GRID™ FOR DIGITAL LEARNING

    Feb 05, 2019

    Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, announced today that Fosway Group has recognized Skillsoft as a Core Leader for the third year in a row in the 2019 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning. Skillsoft’s solidified position as a Core Leader is attributed to its continued innovation a...

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    LACK OF SEND SUPPORT IN CLASSROOMS 'DANGEROUS'

    Feb 04, 2019

    Four in five teachers say there are not enough staff in their school who are appropriately trained to support pupils with SEND effectively.A snapshot survey of 1,026 primary and secondary schoolteachers in England has also revealed the decline in numbers of teaching assistants – with 73 per ce...


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    TILDA SWINTON SOUGHT GOVERNMENT CASH FOR EXPERIMENTAL SCHOOL

    Feb 04, 2019

    An all-through school co-founded by Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton – where pupils start their formal education at age 6 and sit no exams – appealed to the Scottish government to fund it to the tune of more than half a million pounds per year.A Tes Scotland freedom of information req...


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    SUBJECT CHOICE IN SCHOOLS TO BE REVIEWED BY MSPS

    Feb 04, 2019

    MSPs are to consider whether there has been a narrowing of subject choice in Scotland's schools.The Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee has said an inquiry will be held into what impact subject choice in schools is having on young people.Members will specifically explore the...


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    ‘IT’S TIME FOR SCHOOLS TO EMBRACE OUTDOOR LEARNING’

    Feb 04, 2019

    Like all teachers, had heard for some time about the benefits of outdoor learning. But I’ll be honest, it wasn’t something that I had given too much thought to, and I sort of went through the motions for a number of years. Moving school a couple of years ago changed my view on its merits...


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    'THE VERY EXISTENCE OF MUSIC IN SCHOOLS IS UNDER THREAT'

    Feb 04, 2019

    The “very existence of music education” is under threat because the numbers of music teachers and pupils taking GCSE have both dropped, according to a "state-of-the-nation" report.The report for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music Education says that music education is ...


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    'PLEASE DO BETTER': EDUCATORS SHARE CONCERNS OVER PROPOSED TITLE IX GUIDELINES

    Feb 01, 2019

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released proposed changes to Title IX guidelines in November, and during the 60-day comment period, many educators voiced concerns about the proposal, Education Week reports. One concern is the proposal may discourage school officials from responding to sexual...


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    MOVE TO SCRAP MUSIC TUITION IS ‘RIDICULOUSLY SHORT-SIGHTED’

    Feb 01, 2019

    A local authority has been attacked for its move to become the first in Scotland to scrap instrumental music tuition in its schools. The EIS teaching union said the plan by Midlothian Council was “ridiculously short-sighted”.Pupils studying for Higher and Advanced Higher music will conti...


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    WHY ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD TAKE PART IN LGBT HISTORY MONTH

    Feb 01, 2019

    Throughout history, LGBT people and issues have presented with extreme negatively, or completely ignored all together.As children in schools, we were lied to by omission: reading novels, plays, poetry written by LGBT people without even realising. It was just assumed that everybody was heterosexual....


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    EXCLUSIVE: EXAM CHEATING COMMISSION WANTS TO 'FUTURE PROOF' THE SYSTEM

    Feb 01, 2019

    An independent commission looking into cheating and other forms of exam malpractice will try to "future proof" the system against technological change, its chair has told Tes. The commission was launched by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) last summer, and is chaired by Sir John ...


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    'LEARNING THROUGHOUT LIFE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER'

    Feb 01, 2019

    This year, City Lit enters its second century – an important milestone for any organisation. We were originally one of five literary institutes to open in London and we are the only one to have survived and prospered.Since we opened in 1919, we have welcomed tens of thousands of Londoners ever...


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    NCEA COURSE IN HOW TO BE A POLICE OFFICER LAUNCHES IN THREE WELLINGTON SCHOOLS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Three Wellington schools have kicked off NCEA-level police studies aimed at building relationships between the thin blue line and Māori and Pasifika youth.Aotea, Mana and Kāpiti colleges have all offered their students the credited Introduction to Police Studies course this year after schools up and...


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    SCHOOL COUNSELORS HELP STUDENTS BECOME THE CHANGE THEY WISH TO SEE

    Jan 31, 2019

    Be the change you wish to the see in the world. I often reflect on this notion, and how it has shaped so much of my education and journey as a Professional School Counselor. I grew up on the eastside of Indianapolis, Indiana, as a poor, black, cisgender, gay boy with a curiosity and hunger to succee...


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    DISADVANTAGE GAP AT TOP UNIVERSITIES WIDENS

    Jan 31, 2019

    The gap between the numbers of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students entering top universities widened last year, new figures show.Today's Ucas data also reveals that while white students have the lowest entry rate overall to higher education, black students have a lower entry rate when i...


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    ASTREA ACADEMY TRUST CALLS IN FORENSIC AUDITORS

    Jan 31, 2019

    The Astrea multi-academy trust has called in forensic auditors to examine its books after a year of expansion “raised some question marks” over its accounts. Today is the deadline for academy trusts to publish their 2017-18 accounts on their websites. However, Astrea said it is holding o...


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    HOW TWO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE IMPROVING K-12 EDUCATION FOR MILITARY CHILDREN

    Jan 30, 2019

    Members of the military who have school-age children move six to nine times before their kids finish high school. Most of those 1.2 million students attend schools around military installations, so they are exposed to the vagaries of U.S. education far more than their civilian counterparts. The educ...


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    AMAZON TO FUND COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES IN MORE THAN 130 NYC SCHOOLS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Amazon announced Tuesday that it will provide introductory and Advanced Placement (AP) computer science classes in more than 130 schools in the New York City area, according to an article on the company's Day One blog.The Amazon Future Engineer initiative — which uses coding camps, online ...


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    THE TOP 10 COLLEGE CHOICES FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS

    Jan 30, 2019

    The most popular college choices for students at international schools have been revealed in a new study. International schools are a fast-expanding sector, with access to higher education across the globe a key driver behind their growth.In 2012, around 3.38 million children were being taught in 6,...


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    IN 13 YEARS OF EDUCATION REPORTING, SO MUCH HAS CHANGED

    Jan 30, 2019

    Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.I first met Alex Caputo-Pearl, the strike-leading president of the Los Angeles teachers’ union, in 2011, when I shadowed him for a day at Crenshaw High School.I was ...


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    NYC SIGNALS SHIFT TO CENTRALIZED CURRICULUM MODEL, WITH DIVERSITY REMAINING A CRITICAL FOCUS

    Jan 30, 2019

    At a recent parent forum, New York City Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza said his department was “tightening” curriculum to put it “within the context of a framework,” Chalkbeat reports.While specifics about Carranza’s plans aren’t yet known, re...


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    COLLEGES OPTIMISTIC ABOUT COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION DESPITE SLOW UPTAKE

    Jan 30, 2019

    College officials are optimistic about competency-based education's (CBE) potential to serve non-traditional students and improve workforce readiness but have not implemented it broadly, according to 501 institutions' responses to a survey from the American Institutes for Research and Edu ve...


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    TAKE EARLY EDUCATION OUTDOORS – EVEN IN WINTER

    Jan 29, 2019

    Midwinter, post-Christmas, cold, dark and damp mornings and evenings.Probably the last thing a lot of teachers feel like doing is being on outdoor play duty, let alone spending a considerable part of the day outside.However, if you teach in the early years, you will no doubt understand that most chi...

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    NO SERVING TEACHERS ON DFE’S NEW EDUCATION APPS ADVISORY PANEL

    Jan 29, 2019

    The Department for Education has named eight academics, consultants, tech company officials and charity workers who will form a panel on early years, language, literacy and communication apps. The panel will produce “tips and guidance” for parents on how to use apps to aid their children...

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    HOW TO GET EVERY PUPIL FOCUSED ON LEARNING

    Jan 28, 2019

    In the book Why Don’t Students Like School?, Professor Daniel Willingham writes that “people are naturally curious, but we are not naturally good thinkers; unless the cognitive conditions are right, we will avoid thinking”.Given that he also reminds us that “memory is the res...

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    SCHOOLS MAY BE ALLOWED TO BUILD HOMES FOR TEACHERS

    Jan 28, 2019

    The government could change planning regulations to make it easier for schools to build housing for teachers on surplus land.The proposal is included in the Department for Education’s flagship Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy, published today.“We know that housing is an issue f...

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    ELEVEN WINNERS OF CURRICULUM FUND REVEALED

    Jan 28, 2019

    The 11 winners of the Department for Education’s curriculum fund have been revealed this morning.The lead schools are listed below, with their regional schools commissioner region in brackets:The aim behind the grants is for the lead schools to share and pilot high-quality curriculum programme...

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    SLOW AND STEADY FOR COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION

    Jan 28, 2019

    Competency-based education has spread slower than many expected, particularly given hype in recent years about its approach, which emphasizes what students know and can do, tends to be more focused on employer needs, and often features elements of personalization and self-pacing for students.Yet the...

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    SLOW AND STEADY FOR COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION

    Jan 28, 2019

    Competency-based education has spread slower than many expected, particularly given hype in recent years about its approach, which emphasizes what students know and can do, tends to be more focused on employer needs, and often features elements of personalization and self-pacing for students.Yet the...

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    INDIANA USES CAREER COACHING TO UPSKILL WORKERS

    Jan 25, 2019

    Skillful Indiana has launched an initiative that aims to help career coaches across the state's colleges and universities, workforce centers and staffing organizations better match job-seekers to in-demand positions.The first group of participants in the program, called the Skillful Governor'...

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    GEORGE MASON U ROLLS OUT FOOD DELIVERY ROBOTS ON CAMPUS

    Jan 25, 2019

    Students, faculty and staff at George Mason University can now satisfy their cravings for foods like pizza, doughnuts and coffee by summoning a fleet of 25 autonomous delivery robots unleashed on the public campus this week.A partnership between Sodexo and robotics company Starship, the self-driving...

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    COLLEGES REPORT MATHS AND ENGLISH TEACHER SHORTAGE

    Jan 25, 2019

    More than half of colleges are experiencing staff shortages in maths, and a third are in need of English teachers, a new survey has revealed.The Association of Colleges (AoC) survey found 56 per cent of respondents reporting a maths teacher shortage – with 36 per cent lacking staff to teach En...

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    INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DAY: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING THE SOCIETY

    Jan 24, 2019

    Education is a basic human right, a public good, a public responsibility, and also the best investment that one can make to ensure a sustainable future and leave no one behind.However, millions are still deprived of educational opportunities every day, because of social, cultural and economic factor...

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    SKILLSOFT LAUNCHES SKILLSOFT ASPIRE TO ADDRESS SHORTFALL IN DATA EXPERTISE

    Jan 24, 2019

    Leading corporate learning company Skillsoft, with APAC operations headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, has unveiled a new range of learning journeys designed to upskill technologists and developers as the global shortage of data expertise continues  The rapid growth of data-driven business o...

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    THERE'S NO STANDARD PATH TO OR FROM THE PROVOST'S OFFICE

    Jan 23, 2019

    Most provosts were some level of dean before taking on the role, and they usually either return to the faculty or ascend to the presidency upon leaving that position, according to data compiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education.Of 201 current and former provosts surveyed across 60 Association of ...

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    HOW TEACHER BRAND AMBASSADOR PROGRAMS COMPROMISE STUDENT PRIVACY

    Jan 23, 2019

    In today’s media landscape, anyone with a thousand or so followers on Twitter or Instagram can become a microinfluencer. Teachers, who hold the near-captive audience of dozens of students every day, have proven increasingly enticing to edtech companies looking to promote their products via tea...

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    AFT, HARVARD LAUNCH ONLINE COURSE TO HELP EDUCATORS BATTLE STUDENT OPIOID MISUSE

    Jan 23, 2019

    A new online course produced by the American Federation of Teachers in collaboration with Harvard Medical School is designed to help administrators, teachers, counselors and other school support personnel better understand the extent of the national opioid epidemic, its impact on schools and how to ...

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    MASSACHUSETTS TO MONITOR STRUGGLING PRIVATE COLLEGES

    Jan 23, 2019

    The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education agreed Tuesday to establish a state system to monitor the financial health of private colleges, a response to the tumultuous closing of Mount Ida College last spring and the instability of other small institutions in the state, The Boston Globe reported.Un...

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    COLUMN: EDUCATION IN SERVICE OF THE GREATER GOOD

    Jan 22, 2019

    The start of the new year brings a sense of energy and purpose, and a focus on new beginnings. On campus, we see that in the excitement of bright, ambitious students beginning a new semester of classes.One of the things I love about the spring semester is that the observance of the birthday of slain...

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES SOME EDUCATION MILESTONES OF ITS OWN

    Jan 22, 2019

    Microsoft isn’t the only one pushing its education efforts this week at BET: Google has announced some interesting data of its own.“It started with an idea in 2006,” Google director John Vamvakitis writes. “How might teaching and learning improve if we brought Google’s ...

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    ENROLMENT TARGETS ACHIEVED, BUT EDUCATION QUALITY CONTINUES TO SUFFER: ASER REPORT

    Jan 22, 2019

    ASER 2018 reveals stagnant student enrolment in private schools with negligible improvement in learning outcomesAnnual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 has highlighted some of the major improvement areas for school authorities and the government. Over the last 10 years, Right to Education (RTE...

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    WHAT DRIVES INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EDUCATION

    Jan 22, 2019

    Innovation and entrepreneurship are of central importance to economic growth and employment creation, says David Gann, vice president (Innovation), Imperial College, London. With research interests that include why and how innovation happens, the ways it continually transforms the world we live in, ...

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    STUDENTS REMAIN FRUSTRATED WHILE UAA WORKS TO RESOLVE EDUCATION ACCREDITATION DEBACLE

    Jan 22, 2019

    The University of Alaska Anchorage was notified on Jan. 11 that its education department had lost accreditation with the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation, or CAEP. The State of Alaska requires students graduate from a nationally accredited program to get a teaching license.This...

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    OFSTED’S GRADE FIXATION FAILS PUPILS AND TEACHERS

    Jan 21, 2019

    The chief inspector has launched a consultation on the new framework for the inspection of schools and colleges (Ofsted plans overhaul of inspections to look beyond exam results, 16 January). While we welcome most of Ofsted’s new inspection framework, it is doomed to fail unless Ofsted drops i...

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    NEED TO KNOW: THE EDUCATION WORLD FORUM

    Jan 21, 2019

    The Education World Forum begins in London today and continues until Wednesday. But what is it and does it matter? Here’s what you need to know.The Education World Forum (EWF) styles itself as “the world’s largest gathering of education and skills ministers”. According to the...

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    MUSIC TUITION SHOULD BE FREE TO ALL STUDENTS

    Jan 21, 2019

    Music tuition in schools should be provided free of charge, according to a new report.The finding by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee comes after predictions that instrumental music is in danger of becoming “extinct” in some parts of the country.During an in...

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    MAKING SKILLING PART OF EDUCATION SYSTEM A CHALLENGING TASK

    Jan 21, 2019

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has laid the ground for skilling in India. A key challenge going forward will be integration of skilling with the education system and incentivising private players to take the process to the next level, experts say.“While a ground has been laid for ...

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    PENN COLLEGE FIRST IN U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION TO GET INNOVATIVE WELDER

    Jan 21, 2019

    Pennsylvania College of Technology is partnering with Cambridge Vacuum Engineering Inc. to bring electron beam welding to the curriculum of its welding and metal fabrication program.A 6okV electron beam welder from CVE, a Cambridge, England-based, company with a U.S. sales and support office, will b...

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    TECH FACULTY, STUDENTS COLLABORATE ON INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION PROJECT

    Jan 20, 2019

    Two Louisiana Tech University faculty and three students were key collaborators on an international education project to provide online classes to students and teachers around the world. The collaboration involved a massive open online class (MOOC) for teaching visual design to students around the w...

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    COMPUTER VISION FOR CLASSROOM “ENGAGEMENT DETECTION”: IS IT ETHICAL?

    Jan 19, 2019

    When you’re teaching in a traditional classroom, there is one thing that is usually obvious: When students are bored, lost, or distracted, they let you know. While most educators don’t love teaching to a sea of slouched bodies and yawning faces, these bodily signs offer important cues to...

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    EXCLUSIVE: DFE RULE SEES TRAINEES DROP OUT OVER CLASSROOM 'SHOCK'

    Jan 18, 2019

    Changes to make it easier to get into teacher training are leading to higher numbers of dropouts – and increasing anxiety among trainees – say teacher training providers.The government told teacher training providers last year that they would no longer be able to reject trainees solely o...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=13501350

    STUDENTS UNAWARE OF TEACHING EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK

    Jan 18, 2019

    Only a third of students applying to a higher education course were aware of the Teaching Excellence Framework and Student Outcomes Framework and had some knowledge of what it entailed, according to a new report.Of those applicants, however, only half recalled the award their first choice HE provide...

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    4 FRESH APPROACHES TO CODING IN THE CLASSROOM

    Jan 18, 2019

    Coding is one of the most crowded categories in edtech. And while there are a ton of great tools for students of any ability level, many of these tools have hit on the same formula. So whether you’re prepping for Hour of Code or looking to launch a coding unit or curriculum in your classroom, ...

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    TRENDS YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION IN 2019

    Jan 17, 2019

    With the International Day of Education (January 24) fast approaching, many are wondering what trends are in store for international education this year.Taking a deeper look at what’s in store can help us master the nuances of this fast-faced global industry.Representing the four subject areas...

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    STUDY: BLACK STUDENTS MORE LIKELY TO ATTEND COLLEGE IF TAUGHT BY BLACK TEACHERS IN EARLY GRADES

    Jan 17, 2019

    A working paper based on an experiment with students in Tennessee, and recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), indicates that black students in grades K-3 who have a teacher of the same race are 7% more likely to graduate high school and 13% more likely to enroll in co...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=13381338

    COURSERA ADDS HEALTHCARE VERTICAL WITH 15 UNIVERSITY PARTNERS

    Jan 17, 2019

    MOOC provider Coursera on Thursday announced it is partnering with 15 universities to launch a suite of healthcare content on its online learning platform. The new content includes 100 courses, 30 specializations and two public health master's degrees that are meant to meet the growing demand fo...

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    CLARKSON U TO OFFER JOINT 3-2 DEGREE WITH CHINESE COLLEGES

    Jan 17, 2019

    Starting next fall, New York's Clarkson University will offer "3+2" combined bachelor's and master's degrees with two Chinese universities, allowing Chinese students to spend three years on their bachelor's degree in China and then another two years of bachelor's or mas...

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    TARGETS AND WORKLOAD AFFECTING TEACHERS' MENTAL HEALTH

    Jan 17, 2019

    Performance targets, curriculum changes and heavy workload are harming the mental health of teachers in England and Wales, a study suggests.Researchers who interviewed 39 teachers from across the country found evidence that "managerialism" in schools was causing stress and mental health pr...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=13411341

    AGE-APPROPRIATE TIPS FOR ADDRESSING GENDER STEREOTYPES IN THE CLASSROOM

    Jan 17, 2019

    Common Sense’s 2017 research report, Watching Gender: How Stereotypes in Movies and on TV Impact Kids’ Development, showed that kids who are fed gender stereotypes may internalize those roles, shaping their behavior for years to come.Stereotypically gendered media shows kids a narrow vie...

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    HOW TO PAY OFF MULTIPLE STUDENT LOANS

    Jan 16, 2019

    The Student Loan Ranger receives many questions from readers. On occasion, we like to share some queries that other borrowers are likely to relate to.Here's a sample of one we've addressed recently. The question has been edited for clarity and to protect the reader's privacy.I graduated ...

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    DOES THE IB REALLY LEAD TO HIGHER GPA IN UNIVERSITY? THIS IS WHAT RESEARCHERS FOUND

    Jan 16, 2019

    The consensus looks set in stone – the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is the best pre-university curriculum that prepares students for university. Higher education institutions are apparently enamoured by IBDP students, and the IB’s website states its syllabus is a ...

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    TECH DIRECTORS: HERE’S HOW TO TRULY SUPPORT MULTI-SCREEN CLASSROOMS

    Jan 16, 2019

    Today, education is far more flexible and collaborative than a generation ago, and technology is key in enabling teachers to quickly adapt lesson plans to suit the moment’s activity. Having multiple screens that a teacher or student can wirelessly project to, along with the ability to switch b...

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    LANGUAGE BARRIERS STILL IMPEDE HOME-SCHOOL COMMUNICATION

    Jan 16, 2019

    Just a little more than half (55 percent) of teachers in a recent survey say their schools translate parent correspondence into other languages, despite federal data showing that almost 5 million U.S. students are English language learners (ELL).The survey from communication app ClassDojo highlights...

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    ELEARNING INDUSTRY EXAMINED IN NEW MARKET RESEARCH REPORT

    Jan 16, 2019

    This research report examines the eLearning Industry Market in a detailed manner. Research report shares Market Analysis By Top Key Players are K12 Inc, Pearson, White Hat Managemen, Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH & Co. K, Bettermarks, Scoyo.Global “ELearning Market” research 2018 highli...

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    DON'T OVERLOOK SPECIAL ED STUDENTS IN COLLEGE, CAREER READINESS

    Jan 15, 2019

    When preparing students in K-12 special education programs for the transition from high school to careers or higher education, it must be done in a way in which students won’t notice the upheaval in their lives — which can be achieved via internships or coursework at a community college,...

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    STUDY: $5,000 TEACHER RETENTION BONUSES UP READING

    Jan 15, 2019

    A recent study published in the Economics of Education Review journal revealed the positive effect selective teacher bonuses had on students in low-performing and high-poverty schools in Tennessee. After 2012, when the state instituted a one-time $5,000 bonus to teachers who both ranked high on the ...

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    COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFERS FARE WELL DESPITE SMALL NUMBERS

    Jan 15, 2019

    Students transferring from a community college to a four-year institution are equally or more likely to graduate in six years than students matriculating from high school, although they account for a relatively small share of all students, according to a new report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundatio...

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    U.S. NEWS RANKS 2019 BEST ONLINE PROGRAMS

    Jan 15, 2019

    The number of students taking online classes topped 6 million in fall 2016, according to a 2018 report from Babson Survey Research Group, with around 3 million of those learners exclusively taking distance education classes in either graduate and undergraduate programs. The report, based on U.S. Dep...

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    UNIVERSITIES WINNING ON FUNDING WOULD IMPOVERISH SOCIETY'

    Jan 14, 2019

    Universities and colleges have had very different experiences of austerity, so it’s no surprise that universities are fearful of the Post-18 Review and keep reacting so strongly to leaks. They have a lot to lose, given the advantageous funding they have received over the past decade. Colleges,...

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    UCAS-STYLE PORTAL FOR FE COURSES TO LAUNCH

    Jan 14, 2019

    The Labour mayor of Greater Manchester is set to deliver on a Conservative Party general election pledge – before the government has got round to it.A Ucas-style portal, which will allow prospective learners to apply for apprenticeships and technical education courses, is set to launch in Grea...

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    EXCLUSIVE: PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW TOP PUPILS' DEGREE CHOICES

    Jan 14, 2019

    Psychology and law continue to be the most popular courses to study at university, according to new data.An analysis of student search behaviour suggests that the top ten most popular courses in order are:Psychology and law were also the most popular courses in 2018 and 2017, according to the data f...

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    INDIA NEEDS TO IMPROVE ITS EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES TO CATCH UP WITH CHINA

    Jan 14, 2019

    Both China and India started building their national education systems under comparable conditions in the late 1940s. Different policies and historical circumstances have, however, led them to different educational outcomes, with China outperforming India not just in terms of its percentage of liter...

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    GOVERNMENT NEGLECT OF ARTS EDUCATION

    Jan 14, 2019

    The decline in primary school arts education is a ripple effect of Michael Gove’s policies (‘Shocking’ decline in art education in primary schools, survey shows, 11 January). It is ironic, of course, that the means of learning at that age are primarily “artistic”. Ed Va...

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    3 WAYS TO HELP GIVE ALL STUDENTS “INFORMATION PRIVILEGE”

    Jan 14, 2019

    “Access to an effective school library program is one example of information privilege. The absence of access is one symptom of information poverty.”—Joyce Valenza, On information privilege and infomation equity, December 9, 2018I had not heard of the concept of “information ...

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    DRIVE AIMS TO INCREASE NUMBER OF MEN IN EARLY YEARS EDUCATION IN UK

    Jan 13, 2019

    A drive is under way to increase the number of men working with the youngest children in the education system, drawing on the success of Norway, which has the highest percentage of male early years professionals in the world.According to latest statistics, just 2% of the early years education (EYE) ...

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    SCHOOLS CENSUS USED TO ENFORCE IMMIGRATION LAWS, MINISTER SAYS

    Jan 13, 2019

    The government has revoked parents’ right to retract information on their children’s nationality and country of birth submitted to the schools census, months before Brexit throws the immigration status of 3 million European residents into doubt.Officials from the Department for Education...

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    THE GOVERNMENT’S UK FEES PLEDGE IS LESS A SOLUTION AND MORE A DEFERRAL

    Jan 13, 2019

    By now, there remain precious few areas of Irish life over which Brexit’s spectre doesn’t cast an ominous shadow. The full extent of its implications – demonstrably unclear to the UK’s own politicians – is still a mystery, but what’s certain is that, when it comes...

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    ENGLAND'S SCHOOLS STILL FEELING BUDGET CRUNCH, ANALYSIS FINDS

    Jan 11, 2019

    State school budgets in England have deteriorated in the last year, according to analysis by a thinktank that says councils could redistribute surpluses to bail out struggling schools in the same region.The Education Policy Institute looked at the accounts submitted by maintained and academy schools...

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    EDTECH FIRM KIDOVATORS UNVEILS THE FUTURE OF LEARNING ‘UNCONFERENCE’

    Jan 11, 2019

    EdTech firm Kidovators, today successfully organised the ‘Future of Learning Unconference’ in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The Unconference unveiled the future of learning for students, educators as well as future of learning spaces.Kidovators also felicitated 21st century schools, educators an...

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    7 WAYS TO RETHINK SCHOOL/FAMILY PARTNERSHIPS

    Jan 11, 2019

    The current toolbox for growing the school/family partnership is broken. It is a system built on old communication methods, inequitable access, and ineffective gatherings. This leaves the support and synergy between home and school less than optimal in most situations. The old open house, parent con...

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    TEACHING FACULTY TO THINK LIKE INNOVATORS

    Jan 10, 2019

    The rapid pace of technological change has forever transformed the face of the global workplace. In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. As all brave explorers on any frontier know, survival in an uncertain world requires adaptability, re...

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    CHICAGO MAYORAL CANDIDATE WANTS TO MERGE PUBLIC K-12, COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEMS

    Jan 10, 2019

    A Chicago mayoral candidate, Bill Daley, has proposed combining the city's public K-12 and community college systems with the goal of increasing degree attainment citywide, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.Daley — the son of one former Chicago mayor and the brother of another — said me...

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    TEACHING ABROAD: FIVE QUESTIONS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

    Jan 10, 2019

    January is the time when teachers in international schools need to decide whether or not to extend their contracts and that’s the reason why the UK has been flooded with advertisements for international school posts for a September start.Are you going to apply for one of these positions? If so...

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    HOW DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES WILL PLAY A KEY ROLE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN 2019?

    Jan 09, 2019

    The distinct waves of disruptive technologies are changing established ways of teaching and learning across the world. The pace of disruption is gaining speed with every passing year, write Shantanu Rooj, Founder and CEO, Schoolguru, and Vipendra Singh, Senior Vice President, Schoolguru, for Elets n...

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    NO COLLEGE SHOULD CHARGE FOR GRADUATION'

    Jan 09, 2019

    For many students across Scotland, graduations matter a great deal. They represent the culmination of years of hard work, the blood, sweat tears shed for their education, all of this to walk across that stage, receive their award and celebrate their success. Graduations are a milestone, the end of o...

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    EFFECTIVE SCHOOL ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS REQUIRE TEACHER, STAFF BUY-IN

    Jan 09, 2019

    Utilities are often the second highest expense of a school district after employee salaries, and administrators must convince faculty and staff of the value and benefit of launching energy conservation efforts to see long-term success and sustainability, District Administration reports.Leaders must ...

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    5G INTERNET TO EXPAND UTILITY OF CUTTING-EDGE CURRICULAR TOOLS

    Jan 09, 2019

    At the NYC Media Lab, researchers are exploring new technology aimed at shifting the way classrooms will be designed and run, EdSurge reports and tools ranging from 5G internet connection speeds to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are already making their way into K-12 schools.The Ver...

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    WITH HBX REBRANDING, HARVARD PUTS THE 'ONLINE' BACK IN ONLINE BUSINESS SCHOOL

    Jan 09, 2019

    In a vote of confidence for online postsecondary education, Harvard University announced Tuesday that it is rebranding its online business education platform from HBX to Harvard Business School Online.Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria said in a statement that the HBX platform, which launched...

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    3 MUST-HAVES FOR A MOBILE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

    Jan 08, 2019

    Beekmantown (NY) Central School District, a rural district of 2,070 students, was on a mission to be the most progressive educational institution in the area. When funds were earmarked for school wi-fi, we wanted to harness the Internet to provide a world-class education for every student in this di...

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    4 KEYS TO SUPPORTING COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Preparing students for college and a career is the mission of every public K-12 school system, and this work begins by establishing a strong foundation for success in the early grades.At Marlboro Township (NJ) Public Schools, a K-8 district, we are doing several things to ensure that our students ar...

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    WHY PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE OPTING OUT OF GCSE AND A-LEVEL EXAMS

    Jan 08, 2019

    It is untruthful to suggest that private schools take IGCSEs because they are easier (Labour calls for an inquiry into GCSE changes ‘gamed by private schools’, 31 December).Until 2010, grade inflation had been rampant at both GCSE and A-level for at least a decade. During the years of Ne...

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    TEACHING ADVANCED CONTENT IN KINDERGARTEN DOESN'T HINDER STUDENTS' SOCIAL SKILLS

    Jan 08, 2019

    In recent years, kindergarten has often been described as the new 1st grade because of the growing emphasis on academic content, particularly math and reading. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a study led by researchers at non-partisan research institution NORC at the Unive...

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    THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES

    Jan 08, 2019

    Sacks serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. Sacks provides leadership for initiatives supporting career and technical education, adult education, correctional and re-entry education and community colleges. These initiatives collectively serv...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=12671267

    TRANSFORM OR PERISH: INNOVATIVE TECH KEY TO HIGHER EDUCATION SURVIVAL

    Jan 08, 2019

    University and college student enrollment has fallen nearly 9% since 2011, according to the National Student Clearinghouse. And Economist Nathan Grawe even predicts that student enrollment will decrease by 15% from 2025 to 2029. This means that higher education institutions in the U.S. are under mor...

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    ALLENCOMM WINS EIGHT TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY AND CLIENT AWARDS

    Jan 08, 2019

    AllenComm, a leader in corporate training, was awarded a total of eight new awards in the final days of 2018. The cumulative 2018 award count for AllenComm is now 37 having won two technology awards from Brandon Hall, three Omni awards, one Davey Award, and being placed on the Top 10 eLearning Conte...

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    6 NEW GRANTS TO CONSIDER IN THE NEW YEAR

    Jan 07, 2019

    It’s a new calendar year, and while we’re still in the middle of the school year, you’re probably back from winter break feeling ready to tackle new projects–including school grants.School leaders consistently identify high costs and shrinking budgets as a top barrier to impl...

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    6 K-12 TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    In the past year, the remainder of states finalized their Every Student Succeeds Act accountability plans, the Trump administration's Federal Commission on School Safety held a number of listening sessions and issued its final recommendations, and schools continued rethinking approaches around e...

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    ALL TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE EASY ACCESS TO THERAPY’

    Jan 06, 2019

    When someone first suggested to me that I might consider having talking therapy, my first thought was of Tony Soprano.I am not the head of an organised crime group; nor do I battle guilt over my murderous past, yet just like the lead character of Nineties crime drama series The Sopranos, I approache...

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    EDUCATION TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

    Jan 06, 2019

    observed Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu in October of 1964 as she as a female scientist was excluded from being honored with the Nobel Prize from her work in beta decay and weak interaction physics. Within her lifetime Wu received many honors for her scientific pursuits, whether it was being the only Chinese s...

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    EMBRACING FAMILIES KEY TO MAXIMIZING BENEFITS FOR SPECIAL ED STUDENTS

    Jan 04, 2019

    For Boston's Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion School, which is focused on serving students with disabilities, building a strong school-parent partnership is key to maximizing the benefits for this student population, Education Week reported.Henderson Director of Lower Campus Amy Gailunas said ...

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    TES FE PODCAST: MATHS RECRUITMENT, RETENTION AND RESITS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Catherine Sezen from the Association of Colleges talks to Sarah Simons about post-16 mathsIn this week's episode of the Tes FE Podcast, Sarah Simons talks to Catherine Sezen, senior policy manager at the Association of Colleges, about maths teaching, GCSE maths resits and teacher recruitment in ...

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    TEACHING POST ADVERTISED 14 TIMES – AND FOUR APPLY

    Jan 04, 2019

    Figures showing teaching posts have been advertised up to 14 times should be a "wake-up call" for the Scottish government, according to the Liberal Democrats.The party said it was "extremely troubling" to see some schools having to advertise jobs over and over again.The figures w...

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    WHY TOTAL IMMERSION IS THE BEST WAY TO TEACH LANGUAGES

    Jan 04, 2019

    I don’t think my students really believed me when I told them, “We will only be speaking French on this trip.”It was not until our guides for the week – both native French speakers – introduced themselves on the first morning that reality began to sink in; the students ...

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    STRATEGIES FOR CHANGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS OF STUDENTS WITH AUTISM

    Jan 04, 2019

    “Every individual should be able to access things that they like,” said Monica Fisher, M.Ed., BCBA/COBA, director of the behavior department at Monarch Center for Autism during an edWebinar. “It is our right to engage in preferred activities, spend time with family, and connect wit...

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    FOUR COMMON LIES ABOUT HIGHER EDUCATION

    Jan 03, 2019

    It seems as though we now get a steady stream of reports, statements, musings and other expressions of the sentiment that college isn’t worth the money.In fact, a 2017 poll by the Pew Research Center found that 58 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said colleges and uni...

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    HOW K–12 SCHOOLS HAVE ADOPTED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Over the past several years, artificial intelligence transitioned from the movie screen to reality, and soon it will be everywhere.The ubiquity of AI across industries leads to two key points for K–12 schools.First, K–12 schools should use current AI solutions to help with everything fro...

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    EMPLOYEES RATE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OVER SALARY

    Jan 02, 2019

    According to e-learning provider GoodHabitz’s 2018 Learning & Development Trend Report, workers not only want opportunities for ongoing development, but they also want their employer to pay for their learning and give them time off during working hours to complete training.A survey of 826 ...

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    ARE YOUR EDTECH TOOLS REALLY WORKING?

    Jan 02, 2019

    Elkin City Schools (ECS) is my home. It’s a small district, located near the North Carolina border, with three schools and about 1,200 students. It’s a small, tight-knit community full of passionate leaders, dedicated teachers, and inspired learners. We rank considerably well in the stat...

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    OFFICE FOR STUDENTS SCRAPS HE ACCESS SPENDING RULE

    Jan 02, 2019

    Major changes to rules around what colleges and universities have to spend on widening participation are on the way.Previously, higher education institutions charging more than £6,000 for courses had to establish an access agreement with the former Office for Fair Access (Offa).Following a rec...

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    SCHOOLS LOOK TO PROVEN FORMULAS FOR INNOVATION

    Jan 02, 2019

    Organizations and schools that find solutions to common problems facing educators across the nation and are willing to share those solutions can help expand innovation to schools and districts that may not have the support or resources to find such answers, according to The Hechinger Report.The NewS...

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    SELF-CARE CRUCIAL FOR EFFECTIVE SCHOOL LEADERS

    Jan 02, 2019

    In order to be effective, school leaders need to build their own scaffolds of supports by connecting to other leaders through online platforms and by building personal relationships with peers in their community, Jessica Cabeen, an award-winning middle school principal, advises in an Edutopia articl...

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    IS YOUR CAMPUS IN ONE OF THE TOP COLLEGE TOWNS AND CITIES IN THE U.S.?

    Jan 02, 2019

    Students might have their sights set on a big city university, only to learn that they feel more at home on a traditional campus with lots of open, green space. Other students might be more interested in the availability of part-time jobs, cost of off-campus living, and other economic factors.A new ...

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    WHAT ARE YOUR EDTECH RESOLUTIONS?

    Jan 01, 2019

    “For 2019, our IT emphasis will be on cybersecurity and on high-availability, high-resiliency, high-speed wireless access to support 24 x 7 x 365 learning. Our primary goal is to build a world-class-quality K-12 technology service system, including achieving Level 2 in the ‘process and r...

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    HOW ELEARNING CREATES A GLOBAL COMMUNITY

    Dec 31, 2018

    The rise in popularity of eLearning and its associated programs is well on its way to creating a tightly-knit global community. These new programs are making it easier than ever to find realistic ways to communicate with others and connect with people around the globe. Regardless of language barrier...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=12191219

    TEACHERS GET THOUSANDS IN COMPENSATION CLAIMS

    Dec 31, 2018

    From the teacher who got two black eyes after being hit in the face with a ball, to the teacher hit by a pupil with a plastic chair, hundreds of thousands of pounds' worth of compensation payments were made to school staff in Scotland this year, following injuries caused by accident, assault and...

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    EXAM REFORMS BOOST PRIVATE PUPILS IN RACE FOR UNIVERSITIES

    Dec 29, 2018

    Tory education reforms are giving private school pupils a huge additional advantage in the hunt for university places and jobs by allowing them to sit easier GCSEs than the more rigorous exams that are being forced upon state schools, new official figures suggest.Data released in parliamentary answe...

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    10 EDUCATION STATISTICS FROM 2018 THAT WILL MAKE YOUR EYES WATER

    Dec 28, 2018

    The proportion of disadvantaged pupils in the UK who feel satisfied with life, socially, integrated at school and free from exam anxiety, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) revealed.The percentage of teachers under 30 planning to stay in the profession long term, accor...

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    WHAT IS ON COLLEGES' WISHLISTS FOR 2019?

    Dec 28, 2018

    This year has been a difficult one for colleges with many cashflow challenges.2019 will be an important year as the sector looks to continue to raise the profile of colleges in Whitehall and ensure colleges are more central to DfE thinking.With that in mind, below is a wishlist of what the Associati...

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    HOW ELEARNING CREATES A GLOBAL COMMUNITY

    Dec 27, 2018

    The rise in popularity of eLearning and its associated programs is well on its way to creating a tightly-knit global community. These new programs are making it easier than ever to find realistic ways to communicate with others and connect with people around the globe. Regardless of language barrier...

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    DEVOS TELLS HIGHER ED LEADERS THE INDUSTRY IS 'DUE FOR A RETHINK'

    Dec 20, 2018

    Ahead of the federal negotiated rulemaking session on higher ed accreditation that kicks off next month, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos laid out her department's priorities in a meeting Wednesday with industry leaders.According to prepared remarks, she said it is time to "rethink" hig...

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    JUST 1% OF TRAVELLER CHILDREN GO ON TO HIGHER EDUCATION

    Dec 20, 2018

    Just 1 per cent of Traveller children progress to third-level education compared with more than half of the wider community, latest figures show.The finding is contained in a review of the Government’s plan to boost numbers of marginalised groups in the higher-education system.Overall, the rep...

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    THE 10 MOST POPULAR WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS STORIES OF 2018

    Dec 20, 2018

    The past year has been record-breaking for the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.The flagship global table, published in September, was our biggest yet, with more than 1,200 institutions from 86 territories ranked.We also published our first Europe Teaching Rankings, following on from...

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    EDUCATION LOANS: IMPORTANCE OF MAKING INFORMED BORROWING CHOICES AND HOW EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES CAN HELP STUDENTS

    Dec 20, 2018

    College is an indispensable part of education but can be a costly business. This makes the need for affordable higher education acute. College costs shouldn’t become a barrier to entry, yet they are one of the biggest deterrents to higher education. For those who don’t come from signific...

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    U.S. GRIP ON THE MARKET FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IS SLIPPING

    Dec 20, 2018

    Barkha Parkash dreamed of leaving her native Pakistan to study engineering in the U.S.then she looked at the cost of a U.S. education and changed her mind. Instead she has enrolled at the University of Munich, where she pays about $150 a semester—roughly 1% of what she would be paying in the U...

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    PREPARED REMARKS BY SECRETARY DEVOS TO THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION

    Dec 19, 2018

    I'm really looking forward to our conversation, but before we begin, I want to make one thing clear: I believe American higher education is the envy of the world. Thank you for the contributions you have each made to make it so. But in order to keep it that way, there are a few challenges to add...

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    WHAT'S NEXT FOR HIGHER ED'S FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES?

    Dec 19, 2018

    Some of the country's biggest for-profit colleges don't want to be for-profits anymore.Roughly a dozen deals in the last few years indicate that large institutions that outlasted the sector's downfall are seeking an operational model that will serve them no matter what party controls the...

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    ARE ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENTS BETTER-SUITED TO EVALUATE STUDENTS?

    Dec 19, 2018

    Students' levels of cortisol, a hormone that can rise in response to stress, increased 15% right before they took an exam, according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.It’s unclear whether schools’ heavy emphasis on test prep is either helping students s...

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    DO WE HIDE THE TRUTH ABOUT BEHAVIOUR FROM PARENTS IN PRIMARY?

    Dec 19, 2018

    It’s 10.30am and you have a headache brewing. You’ve already gone three rounds with the class smart-arse who makes rudeness into an art form; the queen bee has been attempting to divide and conquer via some next-level bitchiness; and your numeracy warm-up was like a game of musical chair...

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    SCHOOLS HIRED 6,300 APPRENTICES LAST YEAR

    Dec 18, 2018

    Schools recruited 6,300 apprenticeship between May 2017 and March 2018, according to figures revealed by apprenticeships and skills minister Anne Milton.Around half of these starts were in local authority maintained schools, the data provided in a written answer to a question from a backbench Labour...

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    NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GIRLS WHO CODE PARTNER TO EXPAND COMPUTER SCIENCE OPPORTUNITIES

    Dec 18, 2018

    The Girls Who Code organization is partnering with Newark Public Schools in New Jersey this spring to introduce coding to more than 3,000 girls in 24 middle schools in the district, where students in only six schools previously had access to coding clubs, Chalkbeat reports.The effort is spurred in p...

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    WHAT WOULD THE CURRICULUM LOOK LIKE WITHOUT EXAMS?

    Dec 18, 2018

    Have you ever wondered what post-16 education would look like if we were suddenly free of the need to enrol our students on qualification-based courses?Even entertaining such a thought probably classes you as a “dreamer”, floating on a cloud far from reality or, like John Lennon, a voice...

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    GIBB: ALL PRIMARIES SHOULD JOIN DAILY MILE SCHEME

    Dec 18, 2018

    The schools minister has urged every primary school in England to join a scheme to get children running for 15 minutes per day.Nick Gibb's comments came as Sport England pledged £1.5 million of National Lottery funding to grow the Daily Mile initiative.The scheme, which was started by form...

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    IS OUR SEND POLICY ONLY APPROPRIATE FOR PRIMARIES?

    Dec 18, 2018

    Every so often, in my what I like to call "more reflective moments", I wonder if the SEND Code of Practice was written with primary schools specifically in mind.When I think about primary schools, I can see that it is relatively straightforward to comply with the CoP. There is one class, a...

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    SCHOOL SOCIAL MEDIA HAS BEEN TERRIBLE AT ENGAGING PARENTS

    Dec 18, 2018

    When you work in a primary school, every day is littered with magic moments. You are tripping over them – there are photo opportunities at every turn. From “eureka” flashes in learning to a miraculously quiet dinner queue or some amazing artwork, a walk down the corridors provides ...

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    THE UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS SYSTEM BELONGS TO A DIFFERENT ERA'

    Dec 17, 2018

    The other week, I found myself on the Jeremy Vine show having an argument with a university vice-chancellor.The issue was a report from Ucas, the university admissions service, showing that more than a third of 18-year-olds applying to university in 2018 received a form of unconditional offer before...

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    THE BEST VR APPS FOR EDUCATION

    Dec 17, 2018

    Virtual reality (VR) may be commonly used for gaming and watching videos, but there are actually plenty of ways in which it can used to educate.In fact, many suggest that VR could absolutely transform education altogether, largely by making education much more immersive for students – which co...

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    HOW CAN PEOPLE PROTEST ABOUT A GRAMMAR SCHOOL TAKING IN MORE POOR PUPILS?

    Dec 17, 2018

    Middle-class families protest at their exclusion from grammar schools.” Not your usual headline, but news nonetheless of a petition signed by thousands of parents objecting to a plan by Birmingham’s six grammar schools to boost the number of poorer children gaining entry. The parents say...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=11711171

    TOP TRUSTS ‘RESIST’ STANDARDISING CURRICULUM, AND 6 MORE MAT RESEARCH FINDINGS

    Dec 17, 2018

    High-performing multi-academy trusts and federations of schools are resisting rolling out prescriptive practices for curriculum and pedagogy, a study has found.The Sustainable improvement in multi-school groups report, published on Thursday, was written by professor Toby Greany, formerly professor o...

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    DOES GOOD SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE MAKE YOU A GOOD TEACHER?

    Dec 17, 2018

    Recently, I’ve been pondering the question: is subject knowledge really important in the classroom – or is pedagogy of more value?Like many others, I have always believed that to be a great secondary teacher you need to be a specialist in your subject. Lately, though, I have observed som...

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    ED DEPARTMENT ALERTS ECA STUDENTS TO TRANSFER, DISCHARGE OPTIONS

    Dec 17, 2018

    The U.S. Department of Education has begun providing information to some 20,000 students displaced by the sudden closure of most campuses under the for-profit college operator Education Corporation of America (ECA). Affected students can transfer to another school, apply for a loan discharge or cont...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=11791179

    CHANGE IN STUDENT LOAN ACCOUNTING COULD ADD £10BN TO NATIONAL DEBT

    Dec 16, 2018

    The government faces an extra £10bn being added to its borrowing as the result of a radical shake-up in the accounting for student loans, with experts warning of increased uncertainty over the outlook for university funding.The Office for National Statistics is due to announce its plans to cha...

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    UNIVERSITIES ARE DAMNED IF THEY DO AND DAMNED IF THEY DON’T

    Dec 15, 2018

    I never thought I’d find myself feeling sorry for universities. For many years of headship, I was actively involved in helping students into higher education: and, as often as not, was driven to screaming point. That’s just the nature of being part of the assembly line that seeks to send...

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    FRONTLINE GAVE ME A PRACTICAL, CREATIVE EDUCATION IN SOCIAL WORK

    Dec 14, 2018

    I remember my mum completing her social work training when I was in secondary school. We would pore over the books together. I always shared her commitment to working with others to support those who needed it.My mum’s work led me to consider social work as a career that would suit my values a...

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    INDIANA STATE BOARD SUGGESTS TOUGHER RULES FOR VIRTUAL CHARTERS

    Dec 14, 2018

    After fewer than 10 years of virtual charter school operations in the state, the Indiana State Board of Education voted this week to recommend sweeping changes that would impose stricter regulations on and stronger oversight for such schools, including two of the largest and worst-performing schools...

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    MORE STATE BOARDS OF EDUCATION INCLUDING STUDENTS IN POLICY DECISION-MAKING

    Dec 14, 2018

    The National Association of State Boards of Education has issued a policy update entitled “Involving Students in State Education Governance,” which touts the advantages of increasing student voice and representation on state boards so they have greater input concerning education issues d...

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    WHY DO SO FEW UNIVERSITY GRADUATES START THEIR OWN BUSINESSES?

    Dec 14, 2018

    Entrepreneurship education has been around for more than 50 years, and is vital for the future economy. Yet data shows that 4.7% of recent graduates are self-employed or freelance, with only 0.6% having actually started their own business. This compares with 8.7% of the general population who have s...

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    IMPERIAL’S GLOBAL ONLINE MBA WINS AWARD IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION COMPETITION

    Dec 14, 2018

    Imperial College Business School scooped a Silver award for Business Education at this year’s QS Reimagine Education conference.The Business School won the award for its pioneering and unique Global Online MBA degree in the Business Education category at a conference in San Francisco.Reimagine...

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    US DEPARTMENT OF STATE ENDORSES EDUCATION AGENCIES

    Dec 13, 2018

    The US Department of State has officially endorsed the usage of education agents, for the first time, by attending the AIRC conference and speaking in collaborative tones at a plenary alongside counterparts from the US Department of Commerce.This is an historic and significant move, given the Educat...

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    UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCE RATES FOR STUDENTS WITH LOWER GRADES ON THE RISE

    Dec 13, 2018

    University acceptance rates among students who achieve C and D grades at A-level are on the increase, according to the latest official statistics, revealing that record proportions of English and Scottish 18-year-olds were accepted into university this year.The figures, published by the university a...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=11401140

    CAN ONLINE LEARNING HELP HIGHER ED REVERSE ITS TUITION SPIRAL?

    Dec 13, 2018

    Classic economic theory predicts that when demand falls, so do prices. But when it comes to the price of college in the past few decades, it’s been just the other way around.As data from the National Student Clearinghouse Center shows, tuition has escalated even as enrollments fell.The dispiri...

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    THREE WAYS TO TRANSFORM OUR SKILLS SYSTEM

    Dec 12, 2018

    Raise 16-18 funding by 5 per cent for five years, suggests commission launched to look at the UK's future skills needs.The Commission on Sustainable Learning for Life, Work and a Changing Economy was launched by education firm Pearson to look at the future skills needs of the UK.Chaired by forme...

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    WHAT PRICE NICK GIBB AS THE NEXT EDUCATION SECRETARY?

    Dec 12, 2018

    If Nick Gibb were elevated to the cabinet, or even remained as schools minister, traditionalists would be very relieved.OK, OK, OK. This is a bit of a stretch, but as the political machinations play out in Westminster, what price arch-traditionalist Nick Gibb being appointed education secretary?A nu...

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    CODE-CRACKING PUZZLES ARE A GATEWAY TO HIGHER MATH

    Dec 12, 2018

    A fascination with cryptography led high school math teacher Paul Kelley to develop a way to use the code-building practice to explain algebraic concepts to students at Anoka High School in Anoka, Minnesota. Kelley wanted to tap into ways math is used in everyday life — places where students w...

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    CO-TEACHING REQUIRES TRUST, COMFORT IN SHARING CONTROL

    Dec 12, 2018

    Co-teaching is a mainstay of inclusion-styled classrooms, but the model requires more than just assigning two educators to a class. Teachers need time to plan and even develop a working relationship that benefits students, according to Education Week.While numbers are difficult to find, co-teaching ...

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    PUPIL BRINGS LEGAL ACTION AGAINST SCHOOL'S ISOLATION POLICY

    Dec 11, 2018

    Legal proceedings have been lodged in the high court against an academy trust for its use of so-called isolation units to discipline pupils.Lawyers have applied for a judicial review of Outwood Grange Academies Trust’s (OGAT) use of “consequence rooms” containing booths in which ch...

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    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S FY 2019 ANNUAL PLAN INCLUDES INCREASED SCRUTINY OF ONLINE LEARNING

    Dec 11, 2018

    Although the current administration in Washington continues to enthusiastically embrace online learning, in 2019, online learning may face heightened scrutiny. In late November, the U.S. Department of Education released its FY 2019 Annual Plan. Over the coming year, the Department of Education promi...

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    TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CUTS OBAMA-ERA SCHOOL NUTRITION STANDARDS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced late last week that it would roll back Obama-era school lunch regulations that set standards for grains, flavored milks and sodium content in the foods on cafeteria menus. The changes will impact schools that qualify for some level of federal reimbursemen...

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    YALE AND HARVARD JOIN CODING BOOT CAMP TREND

    Dec 11, 2018

    Two Ivy League universities, Harvard and Yale, last week each announced plans to offer coding boot camps in 2019 aimed at students in tech and the liberal arts as well as adult learners.Yale University will offer students a 10-week, two-credit web development course during its summer session in part...

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    NEW ESSA RULES MAY TARGET OVER 30% OF SCHOOLS FOR IMPROVEMENT

    Dec 11, 2018

    As schools nationwide face the determination of Additional Targeted Schools (ATS) for the first time since the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), some states may see this descriptor applied to 30% to 70% of their schools, although the Center for Assessment estimates that many s...

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    MEDWAY SCHOOL MULLS SINGLE-GENDER PRIMARY EXTENSION

    Dec 10, 2018

    If the move goes ahead, Rainham School for Girls will become only the sixth school nationally to provide girls-only education to primary age pupils, and only the tenth nationally to provide single-gender schooling to younger pupils.The Medway school, which is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, is c...

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    NEW DFE RESEARCH SHOWS ‘LASTING NEGATIVE IMPACT’ ON ATTAINMENT OF CHILDREN IN NEED

    Dec 10, 2018

    Pupils known to social services lag far behind their less vulnerable peers at GCSE, even if they are no longer classed as being “in need”, the Department for Education has warned.New research found pupils who had been classed as “in need” at some point between 2011 and 2017 s...

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    LSAC PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT TO DIGITIZE THE LSAT

    Dec 10, 2018

    While most affairs that once required ink and paper now occur in digital environments, some functions, like standardized test taking, are difficult to convert. On Monday, however, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) announced that, in partnership with Microsoft, they will begin to offer the LSAT...

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    NEW ROUTES INTO TEACHING FAIL TO HIT TARGET

    Dec 10, 2018

    The Scottish government’s new routes into teaching have attracted almost 40 per cent fewer students than was hoped, with close to 100 places going unfilled.A total of 11 new routes into teaching were announced by the government in late 2016 in a bid to tackle the teacher recruitment crisis, wi...

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    ED DEPT TO ADDRESS TEACH GRANT ERRORS, RECONVERT LOANS FOR THOUSANDS OF AFFECTED TEACHERS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Under a new plan released over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will give thousands of teachers whose TEACH grants were incorrectly converted to tens of thousands of dollars in loans a chance to prove they were following the program's guidelines. They will also receive credit f...

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    4 STEPS TO ACHIEVING DISTRICTWIDE TECHNOLOGY EQUALITY

    Dec 10, 2018

    Kevin Ghost of the Connellsville Area School District in Pennsylvania explains how a rural, 4,300-student district leveled the playing field and created a consistent experience for all teachers and sKnowing that digital equity can help close the achievement gap and help prepare students for success ...

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    OFSTED TO INCREASE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS INSPECTORATE MONITORING

    Dec 09, 2018

    The inspectorate had been calling for more powers to monitor activity in independent school sector.Ofsted has been commissioned to carry out additional monitoring of independent school inspectorates by the education secretary. This comes after the inspectorate pushed for such a move, stating its abi...

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    ALABAMA’S VIRTUAL SCHOOLS FACE LACK OF ONLINE ACCESS IN RURAL AREAS

    Dec 09, 2018

    Soaring enrollments, growing graduation classes and expansion into new buildings underscores the recent surge in popularity in online education in Alabama.But the rapid growth of so-called virtual schools is likely to soon encounter the harsh reality of a lack of access to high-speed and functioning...

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    EXAMS SHOULDN'T BE THE FOUNDATION ON WHICH THE CURRICULUM IS BUILT

    Dec 08, 2018

    Secondary curricula are skewed by GCSEs – it is a triumph of testing over teaching, says Kevin Stannard.It is a monotonous mantra that the structures of schooling lag behind the needs of the times.This includes the regularly rehearsed revelation that schools persist in perpetuating a "fac...

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    STUDY REVEALS SIMILAR OUTCOMES BETWEEN ONLINE, FACE-TO-FACE CREDIT RECOVERY PROGRAMS

    Dec 07, 2018

    Students in Chicago Public Schools who took an online credit recovery program over the summer to pass 9th-grade algebra 1 were no less likely to earn the same number of credits by the end of high school than those who took a face-to-face credit recovery course, according to a new study appearing in ...

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    SEND FUNDING CRISIS 'CLOSE TO RISKING SCHOOL SAFETY'

    Dec 07, 2018

    Heads are warning that cuts to special needs funding are on the verge of putting the safety of pupils and staff at risk.The message comes as more than 100 school leaders, teachers and governors gather for a special summit on the crisis in funding for children with special educational needs and disab...

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    WOMEN WERE MAJORITY OF MEDICAL SCHOOL ENTRANTS FOR 2ND STRAIGHT YEAR

    Dec 06, 2018

    For the first time in more than a decade, women this year made up the majority of applicants to medical schools, and for the second-straight year they comprised more than half of new enrollees, according to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).The number of black applica...

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    LAST MILE TRAINING – THE MISSING PART IN HIGHER EDUCATION

    Dec 06, 2018

    A decade ago, you would’ve heard, IT giants investing in training college freshers for a significant period (3-6 months) before deploying them on specific projects and modules of client deliverables. Today, this trend has almost faded away. Employers are ready to pay a premium for talent with ...

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    THE PREMIER LEAGUE ANNOUNCES DIGITAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR US ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    Dec 06, 2018

    The English Premier League has announced plans to bring digital learning programs and soccer-themed student engagement activities to elementary schools in the United States. In its first year, Premier League Primary Stars USA will be available to more than 100 schools across five cities.Launching in...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=11091109

    TOP-RATED SCHOOLS AND GRAMMARS POCKET THE MOST IN PARENTAL DONATIONS

    Dec 06, 2018

    ‘Outstanding’-rated schools raise almost twice as much money through parental donations as those rated ‘inadequate’, while grammar schools pick up five times more than their non-selective neighbours, it has been revealed.New figures lay bare the stark discrepancies between ho...

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    THERE IS DEMAND FOR FLEXIBLE EDUCATION

    Dec 05, 2018

    For all the recent news that has centred on FE colleges being placed in administered status for mismanagement, there has been remarkably little discussion about alternative FE. While physical colleges may be a good fit for some students, surveys have shown that the lack of flexibility in the course ...

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    WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM MATURE ENTRANTS TO TEACHING?

    Dec 05, 2018

    Last week, I was invited to speak to the latest cohort of training teachers at Now Teach – which helps people to switch career into teaching – for the second time. I was humbled and inspired by the wealth of experience and expertise in the room. There was a genuine, burning desire to mak...

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    WHITE HOUSE RELEASES FIVE-YEAR STEM EDUCATION STRATEGY

    Dec 05, 2018

    The Trump administration Tuesday released a report detailing its five-year strategic plan for STEM education, based on a vision where "all Americans will have lifelong access to high-quality STEM education and the United States will be the global leader in STEM literacy, innovation and employme...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10941094

    STUDENTS CAN'T SUCCEED ON TECHNICAL SKILLS ALONE

    Dec 05, 2018

    Schools are adding soft skills, such as communication, to the list of the requirements students must master before graduating. But experts believe to effectively teach these competencies, the educational community needs to reach out to local businesses and workplaces as partners, according to The He...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10951095

    DFE SAYS OFSTED'S SEND STATISTICS OUT OF DATE

    Dec 04, 2018

    The Department for Education has challenged Ofsted’s statistics after the watchdog claimed that 4,000 pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) were not getting the support they needed.As it published its annual report today, Ofsted said that in 2017 more than 4,000 childre...

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    EDUCATION’S OBSESSION WITH NUMBERS MASKS TRUE SUCCESS

    Dec 04, 2018

    I think we could all agree that the quality of learning is much more valuable than the quantity of learning. Yet I fear that quantity has long been given – and continues to be given – greater weight than quality in education.Numbers can be used to show the driving force behind success, b...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10851085

    EDUCATORS OF COLOR STILL REPRESENT LESS THAN 25% OF OVERALL TEACHER WORKFORCE

    Dec 04, 2018

    The number of teachers of color in public schools has more than doubled in the past 30 years, but that data can be framed in many ways, according to a Chalkbeat article that puts in context a recent study that painted a positive picture around teacher diversity.The data: In 1987, about 87% of public...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10861086

    VIDEO CONFERENCING CAN EASE TEACHER SHORTAGE PAIN, BUT IS IT ENOUGH?

    Dec 04, 2018

    The answer to a nationwide teacher shortage may be in technological advances like video conferencing, according to EdTech: Focus on K-12, which details how “state-of-the-art video tools, interactive whiteboards and personal devices” could allow qualified educators to be beamed into class...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10871087

    CBIE STRENGTHENS COLLABORATIONS ON INTLED

    Dec 03, 2018

    The Canadian Bureau for International Education signed a series of MoUs to renew its collaboration with provincial bodies across Canada.During the CBIE annual conference in Ottawa in November, the organisation’s interim CEO Larissa Bezo signed MoUs with Carmelle Mulaire of the Manitoba Council...

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    WHAT BOOKS ARE CHANGING LIVES IN YOUR CLASSROOM?

    Dec 01, 2018

    The last decade has seen a rise in teacher-led action in education. The introduction of The Chartered College of Teaching, providing a platform for teachers to access reams of research, has highlighted the need for teachers to be as up-to-date and aware of the most recent trends and findings in our ...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10681068

    WANT TO EASE THE TEACHER RETENTION CRISIS? WE MUST CHANGE THE NATURE OF THE JOB

    Dec 01, 2018

    The amazing Lucy Kellaway, former Financial Times journalist and founder of Now Teach, has reached the conclusion that teaching is “unendurably hard”. Why, she asks, can’t we engineer things so that teachers can work three-day weeks? Having achieved that change herself, after her f...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10691069

    SHOULD THE US CONSTITUTION GUARANTEE A RIGHT TO EDUCATION?

    Nov 30, 2018

    While most countries make education a constitutional right — and in some cases, a mandate — the United States doesn't. Almost all states, The Atlantic reported, have filed educational equity suits, and in Rhode Island, a new class-action lawsuit being filed by 14 public school studen...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10721072

    9 IN 10 COLLEGE SENIORS SAY THEIR COURSES ARE RELEVANT TO FUTURE CAREERS

    Nov 30, 2018

    Most college seniors (93%) believe what they are learning is "relevant to their career paths," though students in professional fields such as business and engineering had slightly more confidence than those in the arts and sciences, according to a recent survey by the Center for Postsecond...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10731073

    WHY NEW STANDARDS WILL HELP SCOTTISH COLLEGES EXCEL

    Nov 30, 2018

    Reminders of just how good teaching in Scotland’s colleges is can come in the strangest of places.I had one such reminder earlier this month, wandering around the cavernous halls of the NEC in Birmingham. I was amid 85,000 visitors and fans at WorldSkills UK Live, the UK's largest skills e...

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    TOP 100 SAFEST EUROPEAN STUDENT CITIES REVEALED

    Nov 29, 2018

    Vienna, Prague and Stockholm are the top three safest cities in Europe for international students according to housing platform, HousingAnywhere, which has announced its first top 100 safest cities in Europe for international students index.The ranking was created to help students make informed deci...

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    COLLEGE FUNDING PETITION STUDENTS VISIT PARLIAMENT

    Nov 29, 2018

    Students who started a petition calling for better funding for FE have met their local MP in the House of Commons.The politics A level class at Brockenhurst College in Hampshire launched the petition ahead of Colleges Week last month. To date, the petition in support of the #LoveOurColleges campaign...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10821082

    WEAVING ART INTO STEM BENEFITS MORE CREATIVE STUDENTS

    Nov 28, 2018

    The emphasis on STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) often focuses on the need to fill the three million jobs created in STEM fields just in 2018. But traditional STEM curriculum is also expanding to include arts courses, and in process creating “a new framework,&r...

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    INTEGRATING GAMES INTO LESSONS HEIGHTENS ENGAGEMENT, OUTCOMES

    Nov 28, 2018

    Math specialist Harry O’Malley embeds game mechanics in his classroom at Williamsville Central School District in Williamsville, New York, he wrote in Edutopia. By turning math into a game, he writes, students are engaged in approaching tangible problems and using multiple strategies to solve ...

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    MULTI-GRADE CLASSROOMS AID STUDENT LEARNING, BELONGING

    Nov 28, 2018

    Woodbrook Elementary School in Albemarle County, Virginia, renovated classrooms to make them large enough to accommodate multiple grades, District Administration reports.Multi-age classrooms, the article notes, allow students to move at their own paces, leading students not to worry about falling be...

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    WHEN DO TEACHERS DECIDE THAT ENOUGH IS ENOUGH?

    Nov 28, 2018

    Overwhelmingly, teachers are "can do" people. Usually optimistic, even against apparently overwhelming odds, teachers make do, cut their cloth to suit their (curriculum) coat, keep calm and carry on.But teachers tell me that they can no longer cope with the budget cuts being imposed on the...

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    UNIVERSITY EDUCATION DOES NOT CLOSE PAY GAP FOR WOMEN IN ENGLAND

    Nov 27, 2018

    Female graduates earn little more than many men of the same age without degrees, according to official data that shows even superior qualifications are not enough to catapult women across the pay gap.The graduate pay figures, collected from tax data by the Department for Education and analysed by th...

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    BE INTENTIONAL IN YOUR LEARNING DESIGN, IN YOUR SKILLS, IN YOUR CAREER

    Nov 27, 2018

    Cindy Huggett, CPLP, is a pioneer in the field of virtual training. She’s been providing virtual training solutions since the early 2000s, and is a recognized industry expert in teaching training professionals how to design and deliver interactive online classes. Partnering with clients, Cindy...

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    SEL A CRITICAL COMPONENT IN IMPROVING SCHOOL CLIMATE

    Nov 27, 2018

    Introducing social-emotional learning to all aspects of curriculum was critical to school culture transformation efforts aimed to address dropping enrollment numbers, increasing suspension rates and overwhelming student dissatisfaction at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., Principal Vanessa Dru...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10531053

    CONNECTICUT COLLEGE TO GIVE LOW-INCOME STUDENTS 4-YEAR AID PACKAGES

    Nov 27, 2018

    In a move to reduce financial uncertainty and encourage more students to apply, Trinity College, in Connecticut, will ask low-income students to request institutional aid just once, when they apply to the college, Inside Higher Ed reported. Students must be Pell Grant-eligible and have a family inco...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10541054

    TEACHER RECRUITMENT: ‘THOUSANDS OF TEACHING JOBS READVERTISED'

    Nov 27, 2018

    Thousands of teaching jobs in Scotland were readvertised as schools struggled to fill vacant posts, new figures show.Statistics obtained by the Scottish Conservatives through a freedom of information request suggest that a large number of positions at primary and secondary school level across the co...

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    MICHIGAN AGENCIES OFFER LEAD DETECTION TRAINING FOR SCHOOLS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Michigan agencies are offering to help schools check their plumbing for lead.The Michigan School Water Training Program provides technical assistance to public and registered nonpublic schools.Experts can help schools develop a sampling plan and plumbing assessment, show staffers how to collect a sa...

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    FORMER SOUTH DAKOTA EDUCATION COOPERATIVE DIRECTOR SENTENCED

    Nov 26, 2018

    The sentencing of a former South Dakota educational cooperative official who pleaded guilty to falsifying evidence caps a high-profile case prosecutors dubbed "Gear Up."The Daily Republic reports former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative Director Dan Guericke received a suspended impositi...

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    THE EXAM SYSTEM OR THE SCHOOL SYSTEM IS WRONG

    Nov 26, 2018

    I knew I was going to enjoy the Commons Education Select Committee visit to Germany and Switzerland when, on the first day, the German Green Party politician Ulrich Steinbach said he did not understand the "value for money" attitude towards university in the UK.He didn’t say it to ma...

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    DO MORE FOR LESS? CHANGE THE RECORD, DFE

    Nov 25, 2018

    Hold my hand, ladies and gentlemen, as I take you through the mirror and down the rabbit hole and try to clarify my thoughts through this here blog post as to the skills minister’s recent proclamation at the Association of Colleges' Annual Conference that college leaders need to be able to...

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    TOP PUBLIC SCHOOL PLANS TO CUT FEES AND URGES OTHERS TO FOLLOW

    Nov 25, 2018

    A leading public school is to be the first to cut its fees after more than a decade.Millfield School, which charges more than £38,000 a year for children aged 13 and over to board, plans to reduce its fees by 10 per cent.As reported in today’s Sunday Times, headteacher Gavin Horgan is ca...

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    TEACH KIDS TO DEBATE, AND YOU TEACH THEM NOT TO BE IGNORED

    Nov 24, 2018

    At a recent debating event in Doncaster, acclaimed children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce opened proceedings by reminding all present that "if people don’t listen to each other; if people don’t feel listened to, terrible things happen". His example was that of Archduke Fr...

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    GOVERNMENT 'COULD BAIL OUT TOP UNIVERSITIES IF IN FINANCIAL DANGER'

    Nov 23, 2018

    The government would almost certainly bail out major British universities in financial danger, although less prestigious institutions may not be so lucky, according to a leading credit ratings agency.Moody’s, the international ratings agency, told its clients in a research note that its rating...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10371037

    UNIVERSITIES MUST TACKLE THE BIG ETHNICITY PAY GAP

    Nov 23, 2018

    Would you be surprised to read that women may earn more on average than men in higher education? If you’ve followed gender pay gap reporting over recent years, it’s an improbable statement. Yet one of the findings of our research on pay differences in universities is that white women ear...

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    VOLUNTARY SEVERANCE AT MY UNIVERSITY HAS DAMAGED STAFF MORALE

    Nov 23, 2018

    In the past few years, universities across the UK have launched so-called “voluntary” severance programmes aimed at shedding hundreds of staff. The programme at my institution, though, explicitly threatens compulsory redundancies if too few staff “volunteer”. The alleged obje...

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    WHAT TEACHERS REALLY THINK OF THEIR JOBS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Here are the main findings from our exclusive YouGov findings into teachers’ views on their working lives.84 per cent think their profession not valued by society.Nearly half (46 per cent) of teachers say morale has declined in last year.Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Ed...

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    ATTAINMENT GAP FOR SUMMER-BORN PUPILS 'PERSISTS AT AGE 11'

    Nov 21, 2018

    The gap between the performance of summer-born children and their peers is still evident at the age of 11, new research shows.The findings come from an analysis of more than 1.5 million pupil assessments in reading and maths.Today’s report, written by Timo Hannay, of school data specialist Sch...

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    KINDERGARTEN AT CENTER OF HOMEWORK DEBATE

    Nov 21, 2018

    While educational guidelines often don’t mention homework for kindergartners, many of the nation's youngest students still get these assignments, which can include phonics and spelling questions, according to Education Week.Some schools make homework mandatory for kindergartners, while oth...

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    MICHIGAN STATE JOINS OTHER COLLEGES OFFERING RECOVERY HOUSING

    Nov 21, 2018

    Michigan State University now offers students suffering from substance abuse specialized housing on campus in an effort to help them recover. The housing offers live-in peer support, 24-hour access to staff counselors, academic resources and social activities, according to the university's Stude...

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    DOCTOR, ARCHITECT OR MAGICIAN: STUDENT INTERNSHIPS HELP HIGH-SCHOOLERS BEGIN FINDING THEIR PASSION

    Nov 21, 2018

    Brenda Masservy is rarely surprised anymore by the kind of internships seniors at Weston High School in Massachusetts secure for their final three weeks of school. Many students find positions with firms local to the Boston area (Weston is about 15 miles west of the city), while other students trave...

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    MAJORITY OF TEACHERS WILLING TO STRIKE OVER PAY

    Nov 20, 2018

    More than half of Scottish teachers say they would be willing to go on strike for more than one day over pay, according to a survey of more than 1,000 staff.The survey, carried out by teaching union NASUWT Scotland, came as a ballot on the teachers’ pay offer, organised by teaching unions the ...

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    WHY IS SCHOOL SEGREGATION RISING AS NEIGHBORHOODS BECOME MORE DIVERSE?

    Nov 20, 2018

    New research from Professor Ryan Coughlan at Guttman Community College, CUNY​, shows that while neighborhoods in the nation's 100 largest cities are becoming more diverse, their corresponding public schools are heading in the inverse direction, Chalkbeat reports.Between 1990 and 2015, 72% of U.S...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10171017

    TEACHING PARENTS TO ASK BETTER QUESTIONS CAN BOOST THEIR ENGAGEMENT

    Nov 20, 2018

    The Question Formulation Technique — an exercise sometimes used to teach students how to ask, categorize, and reflect on questions — can be used to better engage parents in parent-teacher conferences as well, KQED News reports.The technique was developed by Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana,...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10181018

    LET TEACHERS WORK ABROAD TO SOLVE RETENTION CRISIS

    Nov 20, 2018

    Letting teachers work abroad could help to solve the staff-retention crisis, according to the Council of British International Schools (Cobis).Chief executive Colin Bell said a survey by Cobis found that nearly half of teachers in international schools (47 per cent) had previously been dissatisfied ...

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    HALF OF YOUNG PEOPLE FEEL UNPREPARED FOR WORK

    Nov 19, 2018

    Young people are leaving school or college not feeling prepared for the world of work.The results from the survey show that 49 per cent of young people believe that their education has not prepared them for the world of work.The survey, carried out by polling company YouGov for the Confederation of ...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10001000

    ESSA'S FOCUS ON CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM BREEDS VARIETY OF DISTRICT STRATEGIES

    Nov 19, 2018

    The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires states, for the first time, to report chronic absenteeism rates, shifting how states think about attendance by forcing districts to not let individual students get lost in average daily attendance numbers, District Administration reports.In light of ES...

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    KEAN UNIVERSITY TRANSFERS OVERSEAS FACULTY TO CHINESE PAYROLL

    Nov 19, 2018

    Kean University, in New Jersey, has drawn criticism from its faculty union for a plan to transfer 102 faculty members at its satellite campus in China to the payroll of the Chinese government, according to the NJ Spotlight. Wenzhou-Kean University opened in 2012.Kean President Dawood Farahi wrote in...

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    STATE LAWMAKERS MAKING SCHOOL LEADERSHIP A TOP PRIORITY

    Nov 19, 2018

    A Florida program that helps military veterans become principals and a Colorado effort to train school turnaround leaders are examples of state legislation passing this year that focuses on school and district administrators, according to a new policy “snapshot” from the Education Commis...

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    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: LEARN ABOUT TEST-OPTIONAL COLLEGES

    Nov 19, 2018

    When the University of Chicago announced this summer it was adopting a test-optional admissions policy, prospective international students may have wondered how the new policy applies to them.More than 1,000 accredited four-year colleges and universities have test-optional admissions policies, accor...

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    MINISTERS, GET BACK TO BREXIT AND LEAVE TEACHERS ALON

    Nov 17, 2018

    It’s a colossal waste of money and many schools do them already, so what's the point of the new times-tables test?Q1. The Year 4 times-tables test the government plans to introduce from next year will cost £5 million. How many children are there in England in Year 4? So to calculate ...

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    SHOULD ALL ART STUDENTS LEARN TO PAINT AND DRAW?

    Nov 16, 2018

    In a new paper, What Happened to the Art Schools?, the painter and art critic Jacob Willer claims that today’s fine art degrees do not offer the necessary teaching to produce exceptional artists. Painting and drawing have come to be seen as “no more than art’s old ceremonial vestme...

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    HOW APPLYING TO LAW SCHOOL EARLY COULD PAY OFF

    Nov 16, 2018

    Many law schools use a rolling admissions process, meaning they evaluate applications as they come in and release admissions decisions, one by one.Because there are typically more spots available in a law school class at the beginning of the admissions process than at the end, the ideal time for J.D...

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    HOW TO REGISTER AND PREPARE FOR THE TOEFL TEST

    Nov 15, 2018

    More than 1 million international students are enrolled in American colleges and universities, but before arriving, nonnative English speakers are typically required to pass an assessment of their language skills.Many aspiring students take the Test of English as a Foreign Language, now known as the...

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    HOW TO USE AMCAS TO APPLY TO MEDICAL SCHOOL

    Nov 15, 2018

    Aspiring physicians who dream of attending a U.S. medical school should know that getting an acceptance letter from one of these institutions is not an easy feat. In the 2017-2018 school year, the average medical school acceptance rate among the ranked institutions that submitted admissions data to ...

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    4 SEND ESSENTIALS SCHOOLS SHOULD GIVE SUPPLY TEACHERS

    Nov 15, 2018

    Imagine you are a supply teacher: you have worked in three schools over four days, each in a different city.

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    US COLLEGES ADD FEWER NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FOR SECOND-STRAIGHT YEAR

    Nov 14, 2018

    New international student enrollment fell 6.6% from the 2016-17 to the 2017-18 academic years, according to recent data from the Institute of International Education. The decline, which follows a 3% drop from 2015-16 to 2016-17, could indicate a growing disinterest in U.S. higher education among for...

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    DISCOVERY CAN BE THE BEST MOTIVATOR FOR LEARNING

    Nov 14, 2018

    Educators who want to develop a successful blended learning program, should consider a “discovery-driven planning process,” according to eSchoolNews. That starts with bringing a diverse group of people together from different parts of a school, and going through all the assumptions educa...

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    ARE STUDENT INTERVIEWS A BETTER ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS THAN STANDARDIZED TESTS?

    Nov 14, 2018

    Instructional coach Andrew Miller uses interviewing as a way to read how well students understand what they’re learning, taking the sting from formal assessments at the Shanghai American School in China, he writes for Edutopia.Questions need to be planned, he wrote, with prompts that bring out...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=986986

    DEBATE HELPS STUDENTS RISE ABOVE THE POLITICAL HEAT

    Nov 14, 2018

    Michael Siraguse focuses on local politics, including the recent midterm elections, in his Advanced Placement Government class at John Handey High School in Winchester, Virginia, as a way to engage students beyond the national political landscape, writes Education Week.Students read local news stori...

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    WHAT'S A GOOD IELTS SCORE FOR U.S. UNIVERSITY ADMISSION?

    Nov 13, 2018

    For prospective international students planning to attend college or graduate school in the U.S., standardized English proficiency tests are typically required for admission. Tests such as the TOEFL, or Test of English as a Foreign Language, and IELTS, or International English Language Testing Syste...

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    WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF FRATERNITIES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES?

    Nov 13, 2018

    E. Gordon Gee, the professorial president of West Virginia University who favors bow ties and once described himself as "quirky as hell," pauses for a moment and sighs when asked whether he thinks it's possible to improve the fractured relationship between fraternities and colleges acr...

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    SCHOOL LIBRARIES TRANSFORM TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE

    Nov 13, 2018

    School libraries are now being converted into spaces that accommodate digital resources, makerspaces and collaborative learning, and school librarians are becoming IT help desk masters, makerspace facilitators and digital literacy instructors, EdTech: Focus on K-12 reports.Makerspaces are an importa...

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    DEAN: UW'S COLLEGE OF EDUCATION NEEDS AT LEAST $18M FOR PLAN

    Nov 13, 2018

    The University of Wyoming's top education official says its plan to improve the College of Education will need $18 million to $20 million in initial funding to overhaul the state's system of producing teachers.The Laramie Boomerang reports Ray Reutzel, the institution's dean of education...

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    TELL US: WHAT IMPACT IS PRIVATE TUITION HAVING ON EDUCATION?

    Nov 13, 2018

    In recent years there has been a sharp rise in private tutoring of children from infant school to university. Research from the Sutton Trust this year found that more than a quarter of state-educated 11 to 16 year olds in England and Wales pay for private tutoring. The charity, which measures social...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10021002

    SUMMIT'S RESIDENCY TRAINS EDUCATORS FOR ITS PERSONALIZED LEARNING MODEL

    Nov 12, 2018

    Circulating between the rows of desks, Marcelo Quiroz covers some guidelines to prepare the students in an Advanced Placement Environmental Science class for the workshops they will lead on topics such as deforestation and water deficits."OK, you're going to come up and tell us what we can ...

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    FLORIDA DROPS 'BOTTOM THREE' EXCEPTION FOR HIGHER ED PERFORMANCE FUNDING

    Nov 12, 2018

    All public universities in Florida will now be eligible for performance-based funding, after the state's Board of Governors last week approved a plan to stop a practice denying such funds to the three lowest-performing public colleges.The board determined the model no longer served its purpose a...

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    5 ADMINISTRATORS DETAIL THE MOST OVERLOOKED ASPECTS OF PERSONALIZED LEARNING

    Nov 12, 2018

    As schools look to scale more individualized approaches, it can be easy for components like trauma-informed methods and PD to fall by the wayside.If you asked administrators to name the three buzzwords they've heard most in the past five years, "personalized learning" would probably be...

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    NEW GOVERNORS HAVE BIG PLANS FOR HIGHER ED, BUT FUNDING WOES REMAIN

    Nov 09, 2018

    Incoming governors say they have big plans for higher education in their states, Inside Higher Ed reported, including improving equity and access, increasing funding, lowering student debt and bolstering community colleges.California will replace Gov. Jerry Brown when he steps down in January with c...

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    APPRECIATING STUDENTS' DIFFERENCES BOOSTS CLASSROOM SUCCESS, SAYS SCHOOL LEADER

    Nov 07, 2018

    Universal design for learning (UDL) starts with understanding all students are different and how that’s normal, as detailed in an eSchoolNews Q&A with Katie Novak, assistant superintendent of schools at the Groton-Dunstable (MA) Regional School District.However, UDL is not the same as diff...

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    HIGHER ED LAYOFFS CONTINUE AMID STRUGGLE FOR STUDENTS, FUNDING

    Nov 07, 2018

    Two public universities in the last week announced significant faculty and staff cuts to help resolve punishing budget deficits, making them the latest institutions to do so.The University of Oklahoma reported it was trimming 50 staff positions, mostly at its main campus, to help resolve what Presid...

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    SCHEME TO GET FE STAFF READY FOR T LEVELS ANNOUNCED

    Nov 07, 2018

    A new initiative to prepare the FE sector for the introduction of T levels has been announced.The £8 million T Level Professional Development offer is being developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) and supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. It will aim to help teaching ...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=971971

    FEWER PEOPLE ARE APPLYING TO U.S. BUSINESS SCHOOLS

    Nov 05, 2018

    Over the past year, demand for a business school education has fallen in the U.S. A recent survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council reveals that about 10,000 fewer people applied to U.S. graduate business programs starting in 2018 than in 2017, with the most significant drop com...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=959959

    STUDY: VOLUNTEER READING TUTORS BOOST STUDENTS' LITERACY SKILLS

    Nov 01, 2018

    A program that trains community volunteers to provide additional one-on-one literacy support in the early grades is having a positive impact on reading achievement in schools serving low-income students, according to a new five-year study.Conducted by researchers with Denver-based Augenblick, Palaic...

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    WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR IDENTIFYING, TRACKING STUDENT OUTCOMES?

    Nov 01, 2018

    How are colleges and universities using data and analytics to capture and support efforts to improve student outcomes? And whose job is it, anyway?A report out earlier this year based on a study by three industry groups explores the roles of three key stakeholder groups whose responsibilities, they ...

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    HOW COLLEGES ARE ADAPTING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT MANDATES

    Nov 01, 2018

    The rise of emerging technologies is transforming America's job market, with some projections estimating that automation could displace as many as 30% of workers worldwide by 2030.To address the needs of a growing population that will require new skills in order to compete in the workforce, some...

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    7 WAYS TO REDUCE THE COST OF AN ONLINE DEGREE

    Nov 01, 2018

    An online degree program can be a big investment. Luckily for 37-year-old northern Virginia resident Grant Clough, his employer offers workers $8,000 per year toward tuition reimbursement for those who choose to continue their education.Clough, director of talent acquisition at AARP, initially consi...

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    FREE ASSESSMENT TOOL AIMS TO HELP SCHOOLS MAKE THE MOST OF SCHEDULES

    Nov 01, 2018

    Unlocking Time announced Wednesday the release of a free assessment tool that can help school leaders identify where learning time is spent so they can hold conversations to determine whether current schedules best optimize and align that time with school and district priorities.The assessment tool,...

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    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT EARNING A DEGREE IN LATIN AMERICA

    Oct 31, 2018

    When Mason Taylor spent a semester abroad in Chile – while an undergrad at the University of Oklahoma – he says he fell in love with the country. So much so that after he graduated he returned to Chile to work as an English teacher and pursue graduate school there."The challenge of ...

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    WHAT EVERY TEACHER NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA

    Oct 31, 2018

    “Children do make choices to misbehave,” states professor Essi Viding, “but the tools they bring to make the choices are different. Someone who has very stable developmental history is making a particular choice with a completely different toolkit than a child who has an unpredicta...

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    CALIFORNIA NEEDS A NEW MASTER PLAN TO CLOSE THE EDUCATION EQUITY GAP

    Oct 31, 2018

    California’s next governor will have a historic opportunity to address the massive educational equity gap threatening the state’s future prosperity. What’s needed to unlock the full potential of all our children is a new, broadly supported “Master Plan” for investing th...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=944944

    HOW TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM IS BENEFITING THE EDUCATION SECTOR

    Oct 31, 2018

    Andy began his journey into education by completing a four year B.Ed Hons Degree in Technology and Education.Since then, his career has remained in the education sector; as a teacher for 12 years, as an IT Director of Development at the Merchant Taylor’s School in London and leading EdTech bus...

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    COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE MORE ENGAGED IN INTEREST GROUPS THAN IN POLITICAL PARTIES

    Oct 30, 2018

    College students today are interested in civic engagement, but not necessarily through traditional political parties or elections, according to a sweeping study from research firm Campus Labs using data from nearly 94,000 student organizations at roughly 400 college campuses over five academic years...

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    DEMOCRAT BARTEE: IMPROVE EDUCATION TO BOOST US STANDING

    Oct 30, 2018

    A Mississippi candidate running an inexpensive U.S. Senate campaign says the nation needs to strengthen education to compete internationally.Democrat Tobey Bernard Bartee, who is a former military intelligence officer, spoke Tuesday at Millsaps College in Jackson. He said American students need to i...

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    HARVARD TOPS 2019 BEST GLOBAL UNIVERSITIES RANKINGS

    Oct 30, 2018

    People who love travel and adventure are often excited by the possibility of earning an academic degree at a college or university far away from their home country. A growing share of the world's undergraduate and graduate students are opting to attend schools that are thousands of miles away fr...

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    STUDENTS SHARE TIPS FOR EDITING COLLEGE ESSAYS

    Oct 29, 2018

    When writing a college admissions essay, there are typically three phases or steps that students must complete: brainstorming, writing and revising. For some, the last step can seem like an irritating after-thought, but the revision phase of the writing process is just as important to a college admi...

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    USING TECH TO INCREASE TEACHER VOICE IMPROVES STAFF MEETINGS

    Oct 29, 2018

    Technology can be an effective tool to engage teachers and improve the nature and productivity of faculty meetings, Michael Gaskell, principal of Hammarskjold Middle School in East Brunswick, New Jersey, writes for eSchool News.He developed a professional learning community model, centered on subjec...

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    ONLINE TOOL CONNECTS TEACHERS TO BEST-FIT SCHOOLS

    Oct 29, 2018

    As schools look to hire and retain more teachers and educators struggle to find the right fit, a hiring tool called Selected, which is being used by more than 650 schools across urban areas in seven states, helps both parties get what they want, Emily Langhorne, a policy analyst for the Reinventing ...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=927927

    RESPECT BETWEEN TEACHERS AND MANAGERS IS KEY

    Oct 28, 2018

    Although one of my favourite pastimes is choosing a suitable stick with which to give to management, I’m not as near-sighted to think that there are not distinct pressures for all levels of staffing when it comes to colleges.Although there are inevitable points of conflict between frontline st...

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    ONE MORE STATE MAY ABANDON ELECTED SCHOOLS CHIEFS

    Oct 26, 2018

    In South Carolina, one of the few remaining where state school superintendents are elected, voters will decide next month whether to approve an amendment that would leave the position to be appointed by the governor beginning in 2023, Governing reports.Proponents of the new amendment say the change ...

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    BUILDING TOLERANCE FOR OTHER CULTURES STARTS IN THE CLASSROOM

    Oct 24, 2018

    Hate crimes in large cities have increased since 2014, but schools offer a place where students can gain a better understanding of people in other lands and cultures and learn to empathize with them, Edutopia reports.To incorporate multiculturalism into their teaching, educators themselves must be o...

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    6 TIPS TO MAKE EXTRA STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS CORRECTLY

    Oct 24, 2018

    Students need to figure out how to repay their loans the moment that they choose to borrow money to pay for their education.A Citizens Bank survey found that 74 percent of Americans with student loan debt wish they had done more to minimize the burden of those loans. The report also shows that many ...

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    STUDENTS DRAFT MEASURE CALLING FOR GUN CONTROL, SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

    Oct 23, 2018

    About 100 students met in Washington, D.C., this weekend to draft and ratify a Students' Bill of Rights on School Safety, which advocates for more gun control laws and mental health resources in schools, The 74 reports.The bill has 15 points, including required universal background checks, creat...

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    HIGHER EXPECTATIONS, NEW STRATEGIES CAN BOOST TEST RIGOR

    Oct 23, 2018

    Barbara Blackburn, author of “Rigor is Not a Four-Letter Word,” writes for District Administration that educators can take a number of steps to elevate the level of rigor in classroom assessments.Teachers first need to assess the current level of rigor they are using in assessments, revi...

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    WE MUST REMAIN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT COLLEGES

    Oct 23, 2018

    After a couple of years in the job, I’ve come to realise that the most important personality trait needed when leading the Association of Colleges must be optimism, followed closely by doggedness. Doggedness is the easy one. There is so much to be proud of about colleges and the impact they ha...

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    VR DAYS EUROPE TO FEATURE TRAINING SOLUTION DEMO’S BY TESLASUIT

    Oct 22, 2018

    Later this week VR Days Europe will be holding it annual virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) event in Amsterdam. The three-day conference is due to feature talks from some of the leading innovators in the industry, as well as exhibits and demonstrations of the latest tech. Teslasuit has ...

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    NEW CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGIES CAN MAKE LEARNING EASIER AND MORE FUN

    Oct 22, 2018

    Technology is changing the face of education. Check out the newest ways teachers are modernizing their lesson plans in order to make learning easier and more fun.1. Virtual Reality. Whether it’s a tour through an ancient Roman archaeological site or a deep-sea look at ocean creatures, VR can e...

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    IS THERE A BETTER WAY FOR SCHOOLS TO DECIDE ON ED TECH?

    Oct 22, 2018

    While personalized learning technologies can make for new, more innovative ways for students to grasp concepts, it sometimes boosts the efficiency of circulating materials without modifying or redefining the actual learning experience, National Board-certified teacher Paul Emerich France writes in E...

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    WEIGH AN ONLINE MASTER'S PROGRAM TO STUDY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

    Oct 22, 2018

    Ed Galasso may be 67 years old, but he has no plans to stop working completely. The South Carolina resident, who describes himself as semi-retired, owns a telecommunications consulting firm, and he just recently earned an online international MBA from Southern New Hampshire University.For Galasso, t...

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    TARGET UNI STUDENTS TO BOOST FE TEACHER RECRUITMENT

    Oct 22, 2018

    Much has been written about the predicament that exists across our education landscape, with schools, colleges, and training providers suffering from a shortage of high-quality teaching staff.With funding tight and unlikely to loosen at any time soon, how can we make teaching, and specifically teach...

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    TEACHER DEGREES INCREASINGLY VIEWED AS PATHWAY TO STRONGER PRE-K PROGRAMS

    Oct 19, 2018

    Requiring bachelor’s degrees for early-childhood educators has become more prevalent over the past decade, due to the federal government mandating that at least 50% of Head Start teachers have a college degree by 2013, as well as an ongoing federally funded preschool expansion project in Massa...

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    COLLEGES ARE THE KEY THAT CAN UNLOCK OPPORTUNITIES

    Oct 19, 2018

    Once upon a time, I was an adult returning to the world of education. I remember the feelings of unease and uncertainty as I navigated my way through that course and then the next and the next. I was a single mum of two fairly young children, working two part-time jobs with a dream of being a primar...

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    STATES EXPERIMENT WITH ASSESSING SOFT SKILLS ALONGSIDE ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

    Oct 17, 2018

    Many educators express a dislike for standardized tests, but only two states so far have opted into a new assessment pilot, which came without extra funding and tougher requirements. Some state officials across the country, however, still believe that newer styles of tests may identify gaps in learn...

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    VIDEO A USEFUL TOOL IN HELPING STUDENTS GRASP, APPLY MATERIAL

    Oct 17, 2018

    Educators hope students will be more than just “active viewers” when watching videos in class, Tanner Higgin, Common Sense Media's education editorial strategy director, wrote in eSchoolNews. They also want students who can take what they’ve viewed and apply that information to...

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    13 MILLION GOOD JOBS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WITH HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS

    Oct 16, 2018

    Policymakers to steer more people toward a four-year degree, a new report shows that 13 million jobs are still available for those with nothing more than a high school diploma.The figure was among the top-line findings of a report released Tuesday by the Georgetown University Center on Education and...

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    https://Education.report/news-article.aspx?ID=891891

    RE-EVALUATING LAPTOPS IN THE CLASSROOM

    Oct 16, 2018

    The Mooresville, N.C., school district was the toast of the ed tech community – acclaimed as a shining example of how laptop computers could improve education. That year, PBS NewsHour broadcast a feature story showing how the district 25 miles north of Charlotte gave every student a laptop fro...

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    REVEALED: THE DROP-OUT RATE AMONG NEW TEACHERS

    Oct 15, 2018

    The number of new teachers in Scotland dropping out after less than a year in the job has doubled in just four years.In total, almost 300 probationers have left the profession since the 2014-15 school year.The new figures also reveal that, while the number of primary probationers dropping out is hig...

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    DREW POVEY BLAMES CURRICULUM FOR RISING EXCLUSIONS

    Oct 15, 2018

    Drew Povey, a former TV star headteacher who resigned after being accused of “deliberately ‘off-rolling’ students", has blamed the increasing emphasis on exams for deteriorating behaviour.Mr Povey, who became a TV star with the Channel 4 series Educating Greater Manchester, sa...

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    MISSISSIPPI BOARD OF EDUCATION COULD ADD STUDENT ADVISERS

    Oct 12, 2018

    Two Mississippi public high school students could soon become advisers to the state Board of Education.The board on Thursday asked for public comment on a proposal to add the student representatives beginning in July. They wouldn't have a vote, but supporters say they could provide important stu...

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    EARLY-CHILDHOOD ADVOCATES ALARMED AT GROWTH OF ONLINE PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

    Oct 12, 2018

    In a joint petition statement released Wednesday by Defending the Early Years and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, dozens of early-childhood education experts and advocates expressed alarm at the growth of online preschool programs that are being used primarily by parents who cannot acc...

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    CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY COLLEGES ADD STACKABLE ROBOTICS APPRENTICESHIP

    Oct 11, 2018

    Four community colleges in Connecticut are launching a stackable two-year apprenticeship program in advanced robotics, responding to demand for those skills in the state's workforce and around the country, the Hartford Courant reported. The program feeds into a four-year degree at Central Connec...

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    ETHICS, PHILOSOPHY ARE IMPORTANT LESSONS TO TEACH STUDENTS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    Oct 11, 2018

    As innovative technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual reality and 3D printing continue breaking societal boundaries, today's students need to learn the necessary tools to prepare for the future workforce, according to EdSurge — and while many are quick to say those skills come f...

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    3 WAYS TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION CAN DRASTICALLY TRANSFORM LEARNING

    Oct 11, 2018

    As we continue to embark through the Information Age, technology in the classroom is becoming increasingly more prominent. A study conducted by MidAmerica Nazarene University found that 82% of surveyed teachers believe technology enhances learning helping develop technological skills and critical th...

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    TEACHERS CROWDFUND MILLIONS FOR CLASSROOM SUPPLIES

    Oct 11, 2018

    Every schoolyear, teachers in the U.S. fundraise nearly as much money for classroom supplies using crowdfunding websites as the federal government provides them through a tax deduction meant to reimburse them for their own school-related out-of-pocket expenses.There are no official estimates of how ...

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    MUSIC DISAPPEARING FROM CURRICULUM, SCHOOLS SURVEY SHOWS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Music could disappear from the curriculum, as research shows the number of schools offering the subject at A-level is in sharp decline and fewer students are taking it at GCSE.A survey by Sussex University found that the number of schools offering a music A-level had fallen by more than 15% in the p...

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    HERE’S HOW TO BOOST ENROLLMENT WITH CHATBOTS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Georgia State University’s virtual assistant helps incoming freshmen navigate the student enrollment process, leading to a significant increase in enrollment. As recently as last year, nearly one in five students who committed to attending Georgia State University (GSU) never showed up for cla...

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    NEW CHECKLIST AIMS TO HELP UNIVERSITIES IMPROVE THEIR DIGITAL OFFERINGS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Online learning is picking up speed in higher education as a college experience offering more flexibility and convenience for students and teachers alike, as well as opening doors to students who may not be able to attend classes on campus.However, not every online program may be up to par with trad...

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    RESEARCH DISPELS MYTH THAT ADULT STUDENTS DON’T CHEAT IN ONLINE CLASSES

    Oct 10, 2018

    The results have been consistent: adult students often cheat on exams. They search the web for answers. They use smart phones and mobile devices, so locking down browsers while taking a test has little, if any, effect on cheating. They use Google searches and specialized websites that provide answer...

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    ONE COLLEGE GETS ITS BIGGEST GIFT YET, BUT FACULTY QUESTION STRINGS ATTACHED

    Oct 09, 2018

    A $50 million gift that officials at Saint Louis University hope will raise the university's status by funding a new research institute and a center for applied economics has stirred controversy among faculty members who say the donor inappropriately recommended the center's new director and...

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    SHOULD U OF MINNESOTA'S NEW PRESIDENT BE PAID LESS?

    Oct 09, 2018

    Some Minnesota legislators and education officials think the University of Minnesota's next president should be willing to earn far less than the $625,250 made annually by retiring President Eric Kaler, according to the Star Tribune.Advocates for the salary reduction say it will send a positive ...

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    NEW CASE STUDIES FEATURE SUPERINTENDENTS LEADING EARLY-CHILDHOOD EFFORTS

    Oct 08, 2018

    A program for 5-year-olds in Michigan's Ann Arbor Public Schools, a partnership between local preschool providers and kindergarten teachers in Washington’s West Valley School District #208, and Texas's Wichita Falls Independent School District’s work with community organizations ...

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    U OF MICHIGAN RAISES $5B AS PUBLIC COLLEGES LOOK FOR ALTERNATIVE FUNDING

    Oct 08, 2018

    Flagship state colleges are raising record amounts through expanding development offices, according to The Wall Street Journal, a trend most recently evident with the University of Michigan's record $5 billion campaign.Other institutions are expected to reach or near that sum: The University of ...

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    4 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT COLLEGE EARLY ACTION PROGRAMS

    Oct 08, 2018

    Students applying to college experience immense pressure when trying to avoid making large, critical mistakes on their applications. Understanding how to recover from these mistakes, should they occur, is another stress trigger in and of itself.A slight oversight is sometimes inevitable, especially ...

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    EMBRACE UNCERTAINTY: LEAVE STUDENTS GRAPPLING

    Oct 06, 2018

    “I wasn’t sure the students knew the answers to your questions,” I was once told in lesson-observation feedback. “It was like they were… grappling.”“Isn’t the word ‘grapple’ literally in the Ofsted descriptor for outstanding?” I aske...

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    COLLEGE-PREP CENTERS IN HIGH SCHOOLS LEVELING PLAYING FIELD

    Oct 05, 2018

    On the recent National College Application Day, 32 Indiana colleges waived the usual application fees, while Indianapolis public high schools leveraged the ensuing excitement in future centers to help guide students through the college application process, explained Fox 59.
    The centers provid...

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    NEW JERSEY SCHOOL DISTRICT PLANS TO SCREEN ALL STUDENTS FOR LEAD EXPOSURE

    Oct 05, 2018

    With the help of $50,000 in grant funding from a local coalition called Neighborhood Connections to Health, New Jersey's Freehold Borough School District plans to screen its nearly 1,700 students for lead exposure this year, the Asbury Park Press reports.In June, the school district worked with ...

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    UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA ASSESSED $1M CLERY ACT FINE

    Oct 04, 2018

    The Department of Education fined the University of Montana nearly $1 million for its admitted failure to accurately report at least seven sexual offenses and other crime, the second-highest penalty ever imposed under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics ...

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    INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT CONTINUES TO FALL

    Oct 04, 2018

    The number of international applicants to U.S. graduate degree programs fell 3.7% between fall 2016 and fall 2017, even as several prominent programs known for their research saw an uptick, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools. Enrollment among U.S. citizens and permanent r...

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    DO OPEN-PLAN SCHOOLS REALLY WORK?

    Oct 04, 2018

    The Hellerup School in Copenhagen, Denmark, serves more that 650 K-9 students in a three-story facility built without walls, according to the Hechinger Report. The school places a focus on personalized and project-based learning in an environment where students have a great deal of freedom in determ...

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    TIME CRUNCH CAUSES STUDENTS WITH PRESCHOOLERS TO SLOW STUDIES, DROP OUT

    Oct 03, 2018

    New research shows that college students with young children have much less time to focus on coursework and that this "time poverty" affects their academic performance, according to Inside Higher Ed.The study by two professors from the Borough of Manhattan Community College at the City Uni...

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    A NEW CONVERSATION ABOUT ONLINE SCHOOLS

    Oct 03, 2018

    As our world, workforce, and culture continue to transform with more equitable access to technology and tools, so, too, must education systems transform in order to prepare a new generation of scholars, leaders, and colleagues.When it comes to supporting teaching and learning, Pearson is fully commi...

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    10 UNIVERSITIES WHERE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS RECEIVE AID

    Oct 02, 2018

    The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: C...

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    HIGH-SCORING, LOW-INCOME STUDENTS WILL BE PAID TO PIVOT TOWARD COLLEGE

    Oct 02, 2018

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the education-focused organization of Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will fund a program in Rhode Island in which students are paid for each step they take on the path to attending college, notes Chalkbeat.Rhode2College will give cash incentives t...

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    TEACHERS ARE USING MORE ONLINE RESOURCES IN THE COMMON CORE ERA

    Oct 01, 2018

    Teachers are increasingly turning to online sources for instructional materials that align with standards, even though their use of textbooks has remained stable, according to a RAND Corporation report on changes in teaching since the adoption of the Common Core state standards.Based on data from RA...

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    WORKING TOGETHER, STATE AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS CAN SAVE EDUCATION

    Sep 30, 2018

    Melissa Benn’s piece in last week’s Tes magazine on why we need a national education service opened with: “In [my] research…I was genuinely surprised to discover the degree of consensus that exists regarding the key problems facing English education.”Towards the end of...

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    OUTDOOR EDUCATION OPENS PUPILS' EYES TO THE WORLD

    Sep 30, 2018

    The purpose of education should be rooted in the notion that it enables people to grow. The primary years at school lay the foundations not only in terms of knowledge base and skill set, but perhaps even more importantly in sowing the seeds of positive attitudes both academically and socially. Child...

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    REPORT GRADES PUBLIC COLLEGES ON BLACK STUDENT ACCESS, SUCCESS

    Sep 26, 2018

    Black citizens account for 14.6% of 18- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. but only 9.8% of full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates at public colleges and universities, according to a new study from the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center.The study analyzed the experiences of ...

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    CAREER EDUCATION CLASSES CAN BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS

    Sep 26, 2018

    Chicago schools are changing the menus for their vocational classes, adding game design and aviation courses to the options high school students can sign up for this year, according to Chalkbeat. The goal is to attract students who may have left these neighborhood schools, which are facing declining...

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    TRUSTED SOURCES CAN HELP EDUCATORS JAZZ UP HISTORY LESSONS

    Sep 26, 2018

    As much as people complain about how poorly students know history today, U.S. students from even 100 years ago appeared to be just as uninformed, Sam Wineburg, a professor of education and history at Stanford University, wrote from an adapted excerpt of his book “Why Learn History (When It&rsq...

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    MEMPHIS SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT SHOWS VALUE OF LOCALIZED TURNAROUND EFFORTS

    Sep 25, 2018

    Tennessee state results released last week show that Memphis, a focus of state turnaround efforts since 2012, had only 43 public schools on the “priority schools” list compared to 69 in 2012, Chalkbeat reports.State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen credited the 2012 creation of Ten...

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    HOW TENNESSEE IS VENTURING TO KEEP QUALIFIED PRINCIPALS IN RURAL AREAS

    Sep 25, 2018

    The Tennessee Department of Education has chosen 52 principals to be the first cohort of the Tennessee Rural Principals Network. The participants will receive funding to attend five professional learning events during the 2018-19 school year, notes The Chattanoogan.The network is part of Gov. Bill H...

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    TEXAS HIGH SCHOOLS TURN TO VIRTUAL TEACHERS IN THE WAKE OF STAFFING SHORTAGES

    Sep 24, 2018

    Four American Sign Language classes in two high schools in Ector County, Texas are being taught virtually. The classes are part of a trial run through Proximity Learning, an Austin-based online education provider, and will be evaluated in November, Your Basin reports.While such virtual classes shoul...

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    CAN YOU GET YOUR GRADUATE DEGREE WHILE WORKING FULL TIME? YES!

    Sep 24, 2018

    Once upon a time, advancing your career ironically meant pausing it. Working professionals would put their jobs on hold for a number of years to obtain a graduate degree. Only after graduation would they return to their jobs, hopefully at a higher level with a higher salary.An increasing number of u...

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    CALIFORNIA DATA INDICATIVE OF FACTORS DRAGGING DOWN STUDENT PERFORMANCE BEYOND GOLDEN STATE'S BORDERS

    Sep 20, 2018

    New research detailed in a report titled "Getting Down To Facts II" examines how California’s students are still lagging behind their peers nationwide, with minority, low-income or special education students typically faring the worst.By focusing more on infant and toddler care, pare...

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    PENN TO OFFER IVY LEAGUE'S FIRST ONLINE BACHELOR'S DEGREE

    Sep 20, 2018

    The University of Pennsylvania will become the first Ivy League college to offer an online bachelor's degree with the launch of an interdisciplinary program next fall aimed at working adults and other nontraditional learners.Offered through the School of Arts and Sciences' College of Liberal...

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    U OF OREGON OPENS CODING BOOTCAMP TO TRAIN ADULT LEARNERS

    Sep 19, 2018

    The University of Oregon is partnering with Trilogy Education to launch a part-time coding bootcamp for adult learners and working professionals interested in web development. The 24-week University of Oregon Coding Boot Camp will be a non-credit program.Trilogy said the partnership aims to meet gro...

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    SHARE OF US IMMIGRANTS WITH COLLEGE DEGREES IS RISING

    Sep 18, 2018

    U.S. immigrants are as likely as the U.S.-born population to have a college degree, the Pew Research Center reported, although the rate — one in three people ages 25 and older — depends on their country of origin.The share of immigrants ages 25 and older with bachelor's degrees rose ...

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    ARE COLLEGE JOURNALISM PROGRAMS GETTING A 'TRUMP BUMP'?

    Sep 18, 2018

    Enrollment in journalism degree programs across the country is on the rise after falling from peaks earlier in the decade, The Washington Post reported.The trend is credited to several factors, including the availability of new technology and storytelling platforms, the ability to tell stories of hi...

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    STANDARDIZED TESTING COMES WITH CONSIDERABLE TRADE-OFFS

    Sep 17, 2018

    The U.S. assesses students with standardized tests more often than other countries, but this drive to gather data as well as a lack of performance tasks and writing prompts often comes with trade-offs, including higher costs, lower-quality tests, and a poor sense of what skills students need for col...

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    THE CHANGING ROLE OF TEACHERS IN THE K-12 SECTOR

    Sep 17, 2018

    From being the transmitters of knowledge they are now the facilitators of the learning process. Instead of the blackboard, they are now required to use the digital interactive board. Soon they will have to rely on technological data to provide feedback on students’ performance.Today’s st...

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    ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WITH DEPRESSION MORE AT RISK FOR SKILL DEFICITS, NEW STUDY REPORTS

    Sep 14, 2018

    Researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) found evidence that children who show symptoms of depression in 2nd and 3rd grade are six times more likely to have social or academic skill deficits than those without, eSchool News reports.Though the Anxiety and Depression Association of America repor...

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