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

The Hechinger Report

In 2016 not a single child at “North,” as locals call it, tested proficient in math according to the state’s education department. Where North is now is part of a conscious effort to sabotage black education,” Fuller says. secretary of education. Board of Education ruling.

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

The Hechinger Report

Minnesota ranks among the most educated states in the country, with nearly half of adults aged 25 to 64 holding an associate degree or higher. But that impressive statistic masks severe racial disparities in degree completion: The state has the second largest attainment gap between whites and blacks in the nation, according to the Education Trust. He estimated that nearly one in three new jobs created through 2026 will require education beyond high school.

Reimagining failure: ‘Last-chance’ schools are the future of American high schools

The Hechinger Report

It is features like these that have helped former high school dropouts like Rocheli Burgos — and other students who have struggled in school — get a second chance at earning a diploma. But a subset of alternative schools has long embraced more progressive models of education.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

EdNews Daily

As a leader in educational media for children and students and a key partner with parents and educators across America, PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system.

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

The Hechinger Report

My parents always stressed how powerful an education is and how it is the key to success,” Keenan said. In meetings with his academic adviser during the second semester of his freshman year, Robinson said he learned that though his GPA was solid, the school’s computer algorithm saw trouble.

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What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

For healthcare innovators grappling with these questions, the education sector may provide fresh inspiration. Much like our healthcare system, today’s education system—from K–12 to college—consumes an enormous amount of taxpayers’ money, and largely delivers a standardardized service to its users, though each is an individual with unique needs. So it fails many of them in terms of both the quality and utility of educational experience, as evidenced by some sobering surveys.