Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

For 12 years, the Babson Survey Group in partnership with other organizations, including the Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium), has done critical research into the growth of online learning in American higher education that it publishes in the report Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States. percent in the fall of 2012 and, according to the most recent report published in January 2015, 3.7

?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years

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As of fall 2017, charter management organization Summit Public Schools (SPS), founded in 2003, serves 3,000 students across 100 schools in 30 states. In August 2017, Summit released “The Science of Summit ,” a report it describes as “15 years in the making.” The report shares Summit’s beliefs about youth, public education, and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning. Students reported feeling more connected to their own success.

Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new report by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans finds that just one in five teachers who held positions at public schools in the city before Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago are still working there. In 2003, 9% of teachers left the profession.

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

FRONTLINE, POV, NOVA, TED TALKS, AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY Among the Featured Programs, with Special Reports from PBS NEWSHOUR and PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND; Funded by CPB as Part of American Graduate. In a one-hour special, FRONTLINE presents two films that build on its education reporting. “A

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Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

Recent reports have found that – not surprisingly – digital natives who have mastered Fortnight and driving while texting are far from being able to distinguish between fake and real news, or adept at mid-skill job requirements for computer literacy.

Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. A downward trend in reading among high school students over the last 25 years ( National Endowment for the Arts report , 2007) is further evidence that something isn't working with current instructional practices. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8.

Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. Microsoft research in 2014 reported that 23.8

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

In 2018, the Pew Research Center reported that 97% of teen boys and 83% of teen girls played video games. A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. And provide game play-by-play reporting and color commentary.

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How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years. If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

Is graduate school being disrupted? It’s not that simple.

The Christensen Institute

Netflix didn’t post its first profits until 2003. But, as we described in a recently released report, bootcamps have been growing too. MBA applications are down. Law schools are struggling. Is traditional graduate school being disrupted ? Yes and no. It’s important to remember that higher education, and especially graduate programs, are individual pathways into specific sectors of the workforce. We aren’t likely to see One Big Thing that disrupts graduate school.

3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

For instance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the percentage of children diagnosed with a developmental disability rose from 5.76 million in 2003 to 6.1

Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem

The Hechinger Report

While increases during that time in tuition and fees have been at least partly covered by rises in financial aid, the rising cost of room and board has not, the report shows. In 2003, paying for a dorm cost students 29 percent less than it did to live off campus.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, according to the anti-bullying website NoBullying.com, 52 percent of young people report being cyberbullied and over half of them don’t report it to their parents.

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

If the administration takes more of the NRA’s suggestions, I guess this would include replacing outside shrubbery with “thorn-bearing and sharp-leaved plant species,” which 2013 report. The post For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

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Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report. trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. The post When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison

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Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but a rich place to write from,” Morrison told Hilton Als of The New Yorker in 2003. “It The post OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’

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Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced. At the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum. But according to Brekhus, now chief product officer at Renaissance Learning, PLATO failed to effectively communicate how Lightspan fit into the company’s strategy.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, according to the anti-bullying website NoBullying.com , 52 percent of young people report being cyberbullied and over half of them don’t report it to their parents.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., The built-in report features of ST Math provide just-in-time data for strategically monitoring the teacher administration and student achievements within ST Math. 2003).

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

This is the audience that loves to make stuff, that feeds the Horizon Report. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. We’ve done tons of projects together, from multiple Horizon reports to digital literacy briefings to webinars to presentations.

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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The Streisand Effect: What’s Your School District Reputation Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

Reported Hack Affects Abilene and other Big Country ISD Websites. ” The origins of the term date back to 2003, when Barbra Streisand attempted to suppress photographs of her residence in Malibu, California and inadvertently drew far more public attention as a result.

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

Alicia Vera for The Hechinger Report. trillion worth of outstanding national student loan debt , the College Board reports; each owes three times more , on average, than an undergraduate, according to the Urban Institute. Alicia Vera for The Hechinger Report. The St.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Note that the last category is the most subjective and one might reasonably argue some reports (including those conducted under contract with the U.S. FY 2003 $700,500,000. Federal Program Evaluations and Program-Related Reports: National Educational Technology Trends Study (NETTS).

Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

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Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. In 2003, when Parag Pathak was a graduate student at Harvard, he helped design the computer algorithm that matches some 80,000 eighth-graders to more than 400 high schools across New York City each year.

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How to build an engineer: Start young

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Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. Forty-nine percent of the jobs in science and engineering were held by white men in 2015, according to the National Science Foundation’s report on “ Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering.”.

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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

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Photo: Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. This podcast about colleges using predictive analytics is produced by APM Reports. Photo: Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. Data source: National Student Clearinghouse Graphic credit: Andy Kruse/APM Reports.

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New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

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A Hechinger Report analysis of federal data shows that the number of education degrees handed out by New Orleans’ universities plummeted in the years after Hurricane Katrina. In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’

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My second child, Joseph, was born in 2003. This story about resilience in education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The post STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’ appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

This echoes a 2009 report by Public Agenda for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which found that boredom played a major or minor role in 45% of recent college dropouts’ decisions to leave school. Equally concerning, a 2016 report by PayScale, a compensation data and software provider, revealed that a whopping 50% of surveyed managers feel that recent college graduates are inadequately prepared for full-time work.

When school districts fall into debt and can’t get out

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Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report. In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country. Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report. Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report. Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report.

One reason so many kids in Mississippi fail reading tests?

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Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade, and a new report examines one reason why that may be: Many of the state’s early grade teachers don’t know enough about teaching kids how to read. Barksdale Reading Institute report.

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

“JPS has since 2003 taken a concerted effort to engage a missing stakeholder in students’ education: fathers and men.” coordinator Fredrick Nolan says JPS adopted the program in 2003, but not every school uses it; principals have to opt in and recruit men to participate.

Safety Administrator Accused of Sex Abuse in NYC

K-12 Schools - Education News

He has not admitted to any sort of sexual contact as of yet, although he did say he pulled the boy’s body against his, reports Pei-Sze Cheng for NBC 4. “No,

In this New Hampshire high school, internships shape the future of learning

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They’re also essential to achieving competency on the various learning standards at school, according to Kim Carter, who founded the MC2 School in 2003. The post In this New Hampshire high school, internships shape the future of learning appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Counting your way to a college A

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University of Michigan professors give out more A’s under new grading system Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. ” In surveys conducted by GradeCraft’s inventors, students reported that they worked harder and felt more in control of their class performance.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

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This story about preschool was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the USA TODAY NETWORK-FLORIDA and the Naples Daily News. million from the foundation since 2003.

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. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

CUE 2015 Student Showcase highlights students projects, Two Bit Circus STEAM Carnival

eSchool News

The Student Showcase has been a feature of the CUE conference since 2003, when it was produced by the California Department of Education. Material from a press release was used in this report. Annual showcase features innovative student projects.

OPINION: U.S. higher education at risk as DeVos moves to ax for-profit rules

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A section from a report released last October by the National Center for Education Statistics spells it out in no uncertain terms. higher education at risk as DeVos moves to ax for-profit rules appeared first on The Hechinger Report.