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More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

My recent post about the cost trap and inclusive access prompted responses by Jim Groom and Stephen Downes. For example, in 2015 I wrote that “My ultimate goal is this: I want to (1) radically improve the quality of education as judged by learners, and (2) radically improve access to education. Ask a publisher why inclusive access is good for students and the list of reasons they will provide sounds like it came straight off a 2013 OER advocacy slide.

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Close the Achievement Gap: 5 Specific Strategies

EdNews Daily

In Closing the Achievement Gap: A Vision for Changing Beliefs and Practices (2003), Belinda Williams identified four needs of students. 1. Access to challenging curriculum and instruction. In many middle and high schools, an advisory or advocacy program is often included. After you draft your questions, assess them to be sure you avoid any questions that are unlawful. There are concrete ways to implement and assess rigor in classrooms.

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Seeing the Pandemic as an Opportunity for Change

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Unequal access to external support: Staff can’t just assume students will have access to the same resources at home or that they will willingly talk about what they have and don’t have. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Scrutiny of colleges that get billions in GI Bill money remains mired in bureaucracy

The Hechinger Report

An advocacy group called Veterans Education Success (VES) has collected 113 more from veterans and service members, many of which echo Baca’s criticisms about quality and cost. “I

Climate change threatens America’s ragged school infrastructure

The Hechinger Report

In October 2003, one year after a flood that forced people to evacuate their homes, residents voted to tax themselves — an action locals here do not take lightly — and create the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area. per $100,000 of assessed real or personal property values.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

Preferences can be assessed and individuals can be taught to make choices related to their preferences, thereby minimizing the frustration of seldom being able to choose what is meaningful. They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). 2003).

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Today with Howard Blumenthal - "Paying for School" with Andreas Schleicher #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To watch the live show at 4:00 pm US-EDT, or to access the recordings afterward, please go to [link] (or [link] ). While in that position, Cooper led the development of the state’s Cover All Kids program which expanded access to affordable health care to nearly every child in the state.

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

In order to serve this hidden population, the Senior Services Department in Clayton County, Georgia — where Eschman has raised her grandchildren — started the Kinship Care Program in 2003. The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), a nonprofit child advocacy and research organization, has been fighting for more financial support for relatives caring for children outside of the formal system for years. Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.