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


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.

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

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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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Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

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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.

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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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, according to, 52 percent of young people report being cyberbullied and over half of them don’t report it to their parents. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

To learn more about our findings, read the full report. 1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997.

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

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


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.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

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

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 , 52 percent of young people report being cyberbullied and over half of them don’t report it to their parents.

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

OPINION: Four ways that Mississippi is teaching more children to read well

The Hechinger Report

The state proved a bright spot on the most recent Nation’s Report Card. In 2003, the state began requiring future K-6 teachers to take two early literacy courses in their teacher-preparation training. Mississippi is delivering, and its students are the beneficiaries.

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.

Counseling kids during the coronavirus: A tough job made even tougher

The Hechinger Report

At least 17 percent of high schoolers nationwide had “seriously considered” attempting suicide and 14 percent reported they had made a suicide plan in the past year, according to the results of the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey by the CDC. About 19 percent reported anxiety.

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How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003, 84(7), pp. Report to Parents: Maximize Parent-Teacher Conferences. The first few months of school pass by so quickly. Before you know it, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner.

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


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.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?


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!”

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.

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.

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

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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.

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).

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

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.

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

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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.

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One reason so many kids in Mississippi fail reading tests?

The Hechinger Report

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.

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

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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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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OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison

The Hechinger Report

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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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.

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.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. For instance, since 2003, the number of schools granting undergraduate statistics degrees has increased from 74 to more than 110 in 2013.


An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

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.