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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Twenty FUN!Via Shutterstock The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here and it’s time to celebrate. Turning 21 is a huge moment in everyone’s life. Some people say you enter adulthood at 18, but the fun really sta
There is a growing demand for graduate degree holders in the work force, and officials at National University System are looking to meet it. The nonprofit system announced Tuesday that it plans to acquire the for-profit Northcentral University, which
The Urban Institute projects a decline of more than 25 percent in the proportion of overall federal funding that will go to education and other benefits for children over the next decade, the Urban Institute says.The Urban Institute projects a declin
Our Poet, signing in as SomeDAM Poet writes: The shape of things to come The shape of things to come Is everywhere we look To Appalachia from The streets of Stony Brook The shape of things to come Is poverty and want Its water full of scum And lead i
There are differences in use of offensive language--centered around the content of the point the speaker is trying to make. Still, I am appalled (as a teacher, especially) by the degradation of language in public discourse. Before we start selectivel
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A deep dive into a report that attempts to explain why a project funded by the foundation that involved using standardized test scores to evaluate teachers was a bust.
Dan Arvizu, senior adviser to the Emerson Elemental practice of Emerson Collective, has been named chancellor of New Mexico State University. Santanu Bandyopadhyay, executive vice president of educational programs and student services at Cypress Coll
The new Earthlearningidea today is 'The What could hurt you here? approach to field safety; teaching how to keep safe during fieldwork and other outdoor activities'.This activity discusses how to introduce fieldwork safety in ways that the group is l
Jim Blew, the former director of Student Success California, an education advocacy group, has officially been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the office of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis at the U.S. Department of Education. Blew has b
OMG!VIEW GALLERY The classic movie franchise The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants is getting the Broadway treatment and being turned into a musical. The book turned movie now turns musical is a cult fan favorite. The movie, which stars Blake Lively,
NYC Educator, aka high school teacher Arthur Goldstein, opines on the plight of Eva Moskowitz, the charter chain CEO who is paid $782,000 a year to get high test scores and show that it is easy if you are willing to weed out the slackers. Back in the
Student aid advocates who hoped to see a substantial boost to the Pell Grant will have to settle for a modest increase -- if any -- in a 2019 congressional spending package. A Senate education funding package that cleared the appropriations committee
The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one of its major education policy priorities: a Senate-approved overhaul of federal career and technical education law.The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one
Austin Beutner has been a success at many things but has no experience in education. Apparently his bosses don't think that matters.
Voyages in Deep Time is an exciting project which has developed free smartphone apps to encourage people to visit and enjoy learning about their local rocks and landscapes that tell us what our part of the world was like millions of years ago in deep
OMG!VIEW GALLERY The classic movie franchise The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants is getting the Broadway treatment and being turned into a musical. The book turned movie now turns musical is a cult fan favorite. The movie, which stars Blake Lively,
Is this any way to run a business? Mercedes Schneider reports that Teach for America has been losing money every year from 2013-2016, the last reported year. But TFA still has $300 million in assets. Don’t throw any nickels in the bucket ju
A federal district court judge has denied Louisiana College's attempt to throw out a discrimination lawsuit filed by an alumnus who says he was denied employment because of his Jewish heritage. After Jason Bonadona was interviewed and recomme
ESSA got rid of the requirement in the law it replaced, the No Child Left Behind Act, that teachers must be highly qualified, which typically meant they needed to have a bachelor's degree in the subject they are teaching and state certification.ESSA
Teachers' unions face new reality after devastating Supreme Court decision.
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Tennessee was one of the first states to win a grant from Arne Duncans Race to the Top. It won $500 million. It placed its biggest bet on an idea called the Achievement School District. The big plan was to have the state take over the states lowest p
Bachelor’s degrees conferred to English majors are down 20 percent since 2012, but responsive departments that know how to market their worth to students are finding ways to thrive, says a new analysis from the Association of Depar
The proposed tax credit would be targeted towards teachers who work in high-poverty schools, and it could mean up to a $190 raise per week for teachersThe proposed tax credit would be targeted towards teachers who work in high-poverty schools, and it
The third in a series on the movement to privatize public education in Mike Pence's home state.
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Which game shall we play: Follow the Money or Connect the Dots? Only two days ago, the Education Research Alliance at Tulane University released a glowing report about the privatization of public schools in New Orleans. Only one day later, the U.S. D
Can gendered language make a difference in hiring decisions? In today's Academic Minute, Union College's Lewis Davis delves into this question. Davis is a professor of economics at Union. A transcript of this podcast can be found here. Section:&n
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos green-lighted California and Utah's plans to implement the Every Student Succeed Act. That means just one state is still waiting: Florida.U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos green-lighted California and Uta
The school said in response to the letter that it is nonpartisan and supports the accomplishments of its alumni, regardless of politics.
This wedding is looking to be litIt’s only been a hot minute since Justin Bieber and his beau Hailey Baldwin made headlines for getting engaged. According to the latest reports, the bride to be isn’t wasting any time with wedding
Carol Burris, the brilliant executive director of the Network for Public Education, has written the definitive account of Bill Gates’s disastrous teacher evaluation project, which wasted $215 million of his dollars, but over $350 million of
We must learn how to respond constructively when less privileged and powerful people on the campus say we've hurt them, writes Pamela Oliver. Job Tags: FACULTY JOBSAd keywords: diversityfacultyEditorial Tags: Career AdviceS
The House appropriations committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill providing a slight funding increase for the U.S. Department of Education, bringing overall funding to about $71 billion.The House appropriations committee voted Wednesday to advance
A new book explains why it is important and how it can be done. With excerpts.
God is a woman who likes to take baths.VIEW GALLERY Last Friday Ariana Grande dropped her newest single “God Is A Woman” and then followed it up with a music video that is full of amazing visuals. It shows Grande floating in a mil
George Will is an uber-conservative. He has become an outspoken critic of Trump because he knows that Trump is a man who is wrecking conservatism, the Republican Party, and endangering our nation. Trump is no patriot. He always puts Trump First. His
The Military Times released a list of the top 50 U.S. colleges and universities that allow the greatest numbers of service members to participate in tuition assistance. The analysis of 2017 data released Monday by the U.S. Departments of Defense and
Students, especially vulnerable populations and children in remote areas, aren't getting nearly enough access to mental health services, experts told the Federal School Safety Commission.Students, especially vulnerable populations and children in rem
Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., is an honoree in the Schools of Opportunity project. Here's why.
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Superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down in Denver. He continued the Corporate Reform policies of his predecessor Michael Bennett, that is, a strong reliance on high-stakes testing and charter schools. Betsy DeVos praised Denver’s choic
Today on the Academic Minute, Lewis Davis, professor of economics at Union College, explores whether gendered language make a difference in hiring decisions. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. Is this diversity newsletter?: Hide by l
A judge's ruling in Puerto Rico limits the scope of who can operate new schools similar to charters, in a decision that would limit the ability of operators from the U.S. mainland to open the independent schools on the island.A judge's ruling in Puer
Every justice has attended Harvard or Yale's law school and only one earned a law degree elsewhere.