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

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The top 20 percent of earners saw their incomes rise by 95 percent in real terms between 1979 and 2014, whereas the middle three quintiles recorded just 28 percent growth, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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Deadlines Reinventing the Classroom , May 1st, 2014 Upcoming deadlines: Presentation proposals will be accepted between now and April 25th for Reinventing the Classroom. The NEA shared this article that discusses nation-wide efforts to re-engage high school dropouts.

From foster care to college

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Federal legislation passed in 2014 aimed to reduce barriers to foster youth working after-school jobs, playing sports and participating in other activities, but implementation has been uneven. “I He graduated from JW Sexton High School, a STEM-focused magnet school, in 2016.

After a hate crime, a town welcomes immigrants into its schools

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Since 2014 it has added more than 70 employees, including 40 educators and counselors who speak Spanish, according to district officials. Hynes, the district superintendent, was hired in 2014, chosen in part for his “whole-child” approach to education.

Held back, but not helped

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The proportion of overage students — those who have been retained for at least one grade — hovers around 40 percent for New Orleans high school students, according to an analysis of 2014 data by researchers at Education Research Alliance for New Orleans, which is based at Tulane University.

High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

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Unfortunately, she added, teachers often don’t know how to address this — a problem that stems from teaching preparation programs. “In K-12 News Graduation and dropouts Special educationMichael McLaughlin and his mother, Michelle, at Michael’s 2013 graduation.

With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’

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Fellows receive monthly stipends that start at $450 and rise each year, up to $700, in an attempt to combat steep post-secondary dropout rates — 33 percent of black college students drop out after one year of college, often because of financial shortfalls. “We’re

A Skills Gap From College to Career Doesn't Exist. It's the Awareness Gap We Need to Fix.

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In the United States alone, jobs website Indeed reports that reduced productivity stemming from open positions accounted for $160 billion of lost revenue in 2014. high-profile dropouts and the rise of the so-called “ anti-credential.” A popular narrative in the employment market today is that a "skills gap" exists between the abilities employers seek in candidates and the capabilities that new college graduates gain through postsecondary education.

Teachers are first responders to the opioid crisis

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In 2014, the county led the state in opioid-related hospitalizations. Overall, there’s been an increase in graduation rates and a decrease in dropouts. And he hopes they stay in the area and help revitalize it, stemming the tide of transience and instability.

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” This stems from a protest at the University of Connecticut. ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. ” Via Futurism : “ Global E-Waste Increased by Eight Percent since 2014.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

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” Via Education Week : “Fact Check: DeVos Doesn’t Control Who Gets a ‘ Free Lunch ’ ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Education Department needs to better monitor colleges’ finances to prevent another costly fiasco like the 2014 collapse of Corinthian Colleges , says the agency’s Office of Inspector General.” ” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Education Politics.

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” (National) Education Politics.