How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

billion by 2025, while the education sector will attract 15 million users. Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years.

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, Georgia State has raised its graduation rates by 23 percentage points, which adds up to more than $60 million. As a result, the college-age population is expected to decline by 15 percent after the year 2025.

Mayors and Schools: A Tale of Two Mayors in San Francisco

Leadership Lounge

” Lee and the superintendent worked together on Vision 2025, the district’s long-range plan. It would be hard to find two politicians less alike than the last two mayors of San Francisco.

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Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Recognizing these trends, state policymakers set a goal almost four years ago of increasing the proportion of 25- to 44-year-olds, of all races, with at least a postsecondary certificate to 70 percent by 2025. Related: College students predicted to fall by more than 15 percent after the year 2025 . According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year.

Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

Oregon is ahead of the curve nationally, having delved into the method in 2003. In addition, the Vermont plan details a rigorous and continuous way to evaluate whether its schools are making progress toward the state’s 2025 benchmark for academic achievement.