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Digital Learning Day: 4 Traits of Effective Schools

Working to narrow the digital divide

Digital Learning Day examines the digital divide that still affects rural and low income communities.…

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Education Strategies – Do They Work?

Legislation calls for "evidence-based" initiatives

To understand the value of the law’s approach to evidence, it is useful to contrast…

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UC Davis to Host Energy Institute For Young African Leaders Program

First energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

UC Davis will host the first energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship…

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President’s FY2017 Budget Addresses Student Debt, College Affordability and Completion

The Institute for College Access & Success responds

The budget also includes additional funds for certain groups of students who already receive Pell…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Education

Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr.embody educational excellence and commitment to social justice

Education leaders like Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr. pave the way for…

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Measuring College Success Rates

Despite billions spent on higher education, the "return on investment" is unclear

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is pushing for clear and comprehensive information to be…

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Send Your Kids to College Without Going Broke

How to search for scholarships, motivate your students, and more

In a Facebook chat and in her book, The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your…

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Young, Gifted, and Black

How one family is fighting for giftedness inclusion

Eight-year-old twins Brooke and Breanna Bennett (shown left), have spent most of their lives in…

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Is College Accreditation About to Be Disrupted?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges employers to set up their own certification system

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest major player to recommend steps that could…

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5 Higher Ed Issues That Should Be Dominating the Presidential Debates

Do the candidates’ debates lack a focus on higher education?

According to an important article at E-Campus News, the five higher education issues that should…

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Study: Global Skills Gap Widening Among Minority Youths

Math and reading proficiencies are at devastating lows in urban areas based on test scores

Research by the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., details how many students meet…

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Parental Involvement at School Increases Student Performance

Districts are working to bolster parents as volunteers

Parental involvement at school matters. The children of such parents perform better academically and evince…

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Companies Servicing Student Loans Add to Borrowers’ Burden

Dubious practices make matters worse

The companies servicing student loans ignore requests, do the opposite of what they’re asked to…

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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The State of Education In the Union

Final SOTU address highlights President Obama's commitment to educational goals

The White House is bullish on computer science, but we’ll have to wait to see…

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Is There a Caste System in American Higher Education?

Wealthy kids with low scores go to better schools

“Do we all want more low-income students? Sure, but we would go into financial ruin,’’…

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Bill Cosby Gets Honorary Degree Revoked By George Washington University

University rescinds honor amidst the ongoing controversy

On Monday, Jan. 11, George Washington University joined the growing number of colleges to take…

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Teaching Math So Students Can Learn It

Winner of 2015 Sloan Award embraces unique approaches to teaching math

The award-winning teacher, also a Master Teacher Fellow with Math for America, says that math…

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The Clock is Ticking For Teachers in Chicago Public Schools

One educator's New Year's wish for Chicago's teachers

A Chicago teacher discusses the city’s severe budget shortfall and lack of creative solutions to…

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Ted Fujimoto: Seizing Educational Excellence By the Throat and Not Letting Go

President of Landmark Consulting Group works to fix "sin of mediocrity" in education

Scaling big ideas is second nature to Ted Fujimoto, founder and president of the Landmark…

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