Graduate Programs Suspended Due to Cuts in Higher Education in Wisconsin

Reading By Example

I earned my masters in school administration through UW-Superior in 2005. Advocacy Assembly Bill 1 cuts funding government UW-System I have been a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, off and on, for the past ten years. This coming May, I plan on adding a Director of Instruction license to my credentials. In addition, I was considering pursuing my Ed.S. in the same field.

It’s a Long Game After All

Iterating Toward Openness

OER advocacy, like most work, is filled alternately with advances and setbacks. For example, I’ve been co-writing OER textbooks with students since my Spring 2005 course Advanced Topics in Learning Object Design and Reuse, followed by Project Management for Instructional Designers , and then An Open Education Reader. It’s a world of laughter. A world of tears. It’s a world of hopes. And a world of fears. There’s so much that we share.

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As We Rebuild, Here’s the Part We Can’t Afford to Take Out

Edsurge

In 2005, the aftermath of a once-in-a-century hurricane provided an opportunity to think anew about how to design an education system and rebuild a city. I live in New Orleans.

Newark Board of Ed, Prudential Financial, and Discovery Education Launch Partnership Supporting Academic Achievement

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The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all children and youth have access to quality afterschool programs.

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

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The president and founder of Bernstein Strategy Group, Jon Bernstein has been working on education, education technology and telecommunications issues since 1995 and running his own government relations firm since 2005. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Tolerating failing schools in New Orleans — so long as they’re for black kids

The Hechinger Report

Our Voice Nuestra Voz, a non-profit education advocacy group in New Orleans, analyzed the school performance scores data and found that approximately 15,000 students attend these failing schools. Leave this field empty if you're human: Demands for a radical overhaul of the Orleans Parish school system in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 were predicated on low test scores.

From Static to Interactive and From Open to Free: Consequences Both Intended and Unintended

Iterating Toward Openness

Scheines, Leinhardt, Smith, Cho, (2005). Traditionally, one of the cornerstones of OER advocacy has been that faculty should never adopt OER in order to save students money if they thought that doing so would harm student learning. The most recent issue of IRRODL included an article titled Effectiveness of OER Use in First-Year Higher Education Students’ Mathematical Course Performance: A Case Study , by Juan I. Venegas-Muggli and Werner Westermann.

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Elizabeth Warren shows she understands education in ways charter advocates did not

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Education advocacy nonprofit Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools found that “[b]etween 2005 and 2017, public schools in the U.S. 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren at a Warren Town Hall event at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images). Last week, Democratic presidential candidate Sen.

States can change the way they think about education, but will they?

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Providing students personalized lessons has been a strategy “accessible to people with the means for a while,” said Maria Worthen, vice president for federal and state policy at the International Association for Online Learning, or iNacol, a nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes online and blended learning. A New Hampshire student shows one of his assignments to his mother, biology teacher and math teacher during a personalized learning meeting.

Climate change threatens America’s ragged school infrastructure

The Hechinger Report

And when Lyon helped knock down the former Seward Middle School in 2005, he said the wooden beams were so rotted he could push a pencil through them. SEWARD, Alaska — It’s always difficult for Selma Casagranda’s friends to come to her birthday parties.

Colleges and states turn their attention to slow-moving part-time students

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Dzindzichashvili enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston in 2005 after graduating from high school, commuting across the city from her family’s duplex in East Boston for class before heading home again to work at a law firm. But not every student can make the leap to full-time status, said Karen Stout, president of the nonprofit advocacy group Achieving the Dream; many have neither the money nor the time.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

Between 2005 and 2017, public schools in the U.S. were underfunded by $580 billion in federal dollars alone — money that was specifically targeted to support 30 million of our most vulnerable students,” says a new report published by the education advocacy nonprofit, the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools. Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

In the 2015-16 school year, none of the social studies textbooks listed for use in the state’s fourth grade classroom was published before 2005. Yet, in the book most districts use — titled “Mississippi Studies” and published in 2005 — only five of 100 pages are devoted to civil rights struggles. Published in 2005, it describes ardent segregationist John C.

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Coronavirus is the practice run for schools. But soon comes climate change

The Hechinger Report

McKneely was a teacher at Edna Karr High School in New Orleans when the 2005 hurricane devastated the city and closed his school for months. One big step forward would be universal broadband access, said Lillian Pace, vice president of policy and advocacy with the nonprofit KnowledgeWorks.

Broken system: Child care subsidies ensure low-quality, limit access

The Hechinger Report

Families who earn more than poverty-level wages but still live on a subsistence budget account for about 33 million American households, according to Laura Bruno, a spokesperson for United for ALICE , a research and advocacy organization focused on America’s working poor.

Short on financial knowledge, some school districts get bad deals on bonds

The Hechinger Report

million bond issued in 2005. We didn’t see any upside to that at all,” said Dirk Burke, executive director of the Missouri Association of Counties, an advocacy group that represents county governments. John Brazeal, chief financial officer at Fox C-6 School District, at Fox Middle School in Arnold, Missouri. Whitney Curtis for The Hechinger Report.

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. While at OCLC Jennifer helped to develop and then manage the Geek the Library advocacy program.

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

The Hechinger Report

The Census Bureau’s 2005 American Community Survey counted 2.4 million in 2005 to 7.1 Eschman first discovered the Clayton County program in 2005. 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.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has worked on communications and technology issues for the state since 2005, including telephone regulation, broadband, economic development, central services management, data governance, and technology assessment. Derek served in the Washington state House from 2005 to 2007 and the state Senate from 2007 until he was elected to the US House in 2012. In his time in Congress, Derek has been recognized by a wide variety of groups for his effectiveness and advocacy.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. While at OCLC Jennifer helped to develop and then manage the Geek the Library advocacy program.

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. While at OCLC Jennifer helped to develop and then manage the Geek the Library advocacy program.

"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has worked on communications and technology issues for the state since 2005, including telephone regulation, broadband, economic development, central services management, data governance, and technology assessment. Derek served in the Washington state House from 2005 to 2007 and the state Senate from 2007 until he was elected to the US House in 2012. In his time in Congress, Derek has been recognized by a wide variety of groups for his effectiveness and advocacy.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

For this story, reporters analyzed every available open-enrollment charter application approved between 2005 and 2015 — the decade after Katrina. Educational consultant Leslie Jacobs, a former member of the state Board of Education, notes that growth predictions that fell short likely were dragged down by students who had attended low-performing schools before 2005 and then returned to classes in New Orleans after missing months, even years, of schooling.

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. While at OCLC Jennifer helped to develop and then manage the Geek the Library advocacy program.

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than the nearby district schools

The Hechinger Report

Todd Ziebarth, senior vice president for state advocacy and support at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, says that, in some parts of the country, organizations that oversee charters have started to take a more active role in ensuring that the schools enroll a diverse student body. Jackson says a coalition of Reynolds allies took over the school board in 2005. Leave this field empty if you're human: By June of 2005, Jackson had left the district.

Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

NEW TO THE PROGRAM : Barbara Bailey, Janet Nocek, and Peter Chase , three of the four librarians who in 2005 challenged an FBI demand for patron records that came without a court order and forbid them from telling anyone they had received it. Shahid Buttar , Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( EFF ) on the crucial importance of libraries in the fight to protect privacy rights and intellectual freedom.

The rural school district Obama fought to save

The Hechinger Report

produced and directed a documentary film called Corridor of Shame , released in April 2005 and shown on public television statewide. State waivers under the old No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) also gave rural schools needed flexibility, said Ellerson, the associate executive director for policy and advocacy at the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). Now shuttered, this portion of J.V.

It’s not who controls the schools that matters, it’s whether they care about equity

The Hechinger Report

The schools had been taken over by the state-run Recovery School District in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. For example, in 2010, the hate watch group the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and other advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Education. The Equity Index is jointly led by advocacy groups Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN) , Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) and Converge Consulting.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dana is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014. I used to work in cafes and restaurants and in 2005 me and friend of mine set up this company with social responsibility. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

Students take their future into their own hands on climate change activism

The Hechinger Report

This was demonstrated when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans in 2005 — it was mainly black people who lived in the Lower 9th Ward, who not only suffered from the direct impact of the storm, but were also burdened by the discrimination that preceded and followed it. Students participate in a global walkout for Climate Change in downtown Los Angeles, California on March 15, 2019. Young people, inspired by Greta Thunberg, are calling on politicians to act on climate change.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

NEW SESSIONS we've scheduled: Barbara Bailey, Janet Nocek, and Peter Chase , three of the four librarians who in 2005 challenged an FBI demand for patron records that came without a court order and forbid them from telling anyone they had received it. Shahid Buttar , Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( EFF ) on the crucial importance of libraries in the fight to protect privacy rights and intellectual freedom.

Put more gender studies in schools’ sex ed courses

The Hechinger Report

It was the most ever recorded, according to the advocacy group. While still higher than those of other women, the number of HIV diagnoses among African-American women fell 42 percent from 2005 to 2014, according to the CDC. Demonstrators protest for transgender rights with a rally, march through the Loop and a candlelight vigil to remember transgender friends lost to murder and suicide on March 3, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile, black and Hispanic students make up the fastest-growing proportion of Iowa primary and secondary school students , up from 13 percent in 2005 to 21 percent today. “We But black and Hispanic students in particular are not going to or graduating from college at levels anywhere near high enough for states like Iowa or the nation in general to meet its goals, the nonprofit advocacy group The Education Trust reports.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

At least one Duke University study suggested that the arrival of broadband service in North Carolina between 2000 and 2005 correlated with a small, but significant dip in reading and math scores for elementary school students. Keith Krueger, chief executive officer of the Consortium for School Networking, a technology advocacy group, calls the digital divide in the US “the civil rights issue” of our time.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“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. From 1995 to 2005, DeVos sat on the board of the Acton Institute , which recently published a blog post decrying child labor laws. Presidential-Elect Donald J. Trump.