North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

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Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

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Since 2003, spending has remained fairly steady at about $15 million. Advocacy groups like the Young Invincibles and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research have argued that expanding campus-based childcare for low-income families would help boost graduation rates.

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

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The number of all-important graduate school applications from abroad is down for the second year in a row, according to the Council of Graduate Schools, after increasing every year since 2003. The St. Thomas University School of Law.

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"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

At Georgia State, black students find comfort and academic success

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From 2003 to 2015, according to GSU , its graduation rate (finishing a bachelor’s degree within six years of starting) for African-American students rose from 29 to 57 percent.

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

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The bad news is we’re not seeing a lot of innovation or discussion around personalized learning,” said Claire Voorhees, national policy director for the Tallahassee, Florida-based Foundation for Excellence in Education, an advocacy group for personalized learning.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I graduated from Marshall County High School in 1996 and Murray State University in 2003. Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

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Community/ecological psychology , alluded to throughout our description of how to address the needs of the entire family, provides valuable information concerning prevention of family problems, building networks of social support and empowerment through advocacy efforts. 2003). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website. It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. .

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways.

Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that

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It’s the first week of school at Milwaukee Collegiate Academy, a charter high school Fuller founded in 2003 that’s housed in a low-slung concrete warehouse just a five-minute drive from the North Division campus.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

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In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 To build public support for the changes, the foundation also gave smaller grants to youth and immigrant advocacy groups in the districts.

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

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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. The question we must each ask ourselves is – what is the real goal of our OER advocacy? Beginning in 2003 and continuing consistently thereafter I have depicted learning resources as words in a conversation , and applied the logic of language to the logic of reuse.

Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Previously, Sam was the National Director of the Forum for Education & Democracy , an education advocacy organization, and the founding director of the Five Freedoms Project , a national program that helps K-12 educators create more democratic learning communities.

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

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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. Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.

The Politics of Education Technology

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Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes – think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups. ” “Net neutrality,” a term coined in 2003 by Columbia University law professor Tim Wu, is the principle that all Internet traffic – regardless of source or content or user – should be treated equally.