Trump’s Budget for Fiscal 2018: Cuts for Ed., Implications for K-12 Business

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The post Trump’s Budget for Fiscal 2018: Cuts for Ed., The administration's plans call for new funding for charter schools and school choice, but a potentially critical source of ed-tech funding would be zeroed out. Implications for K-12 Business appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal/State Policy Funding/Budgets

QS World University Rankings 2018: The Global Trends

EdNews Daily

The 2018 QS World University Rankings are the largest guide to global higher education performance that QS, a London-based higher education think-tank, has produced since its inaugural edition of 2004. Jack Moran. Education Writer and Rankings Auditor. QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

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Tablets will see a decline, then increase in 2018

eSchool News

The tablet market in totality has seen its peak and will face down years in 2016 and 2017, followed by a slight rebound in 2018 and beyond driven by detachable tablet growth. After a decline, tablet shipments will pick up due to the emergence of detachables.

Here's What Betsy DeVos Said Today On Capitol Hill

NPR Learning and Tech

The education secretary testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal, which calls for deep cuts to education.

Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions

NPR Learning and Tech

Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.

4 points DeVos makes about school choice

eSchool News

DeVos’ keynote came on the eve of President Trump’s FY 2018 budget , which delivers a one-two punch to education and reduces or eliminates funding for many programs, including career technical education and teaching training, in favor of school choice.

Virginia heading for dramatic high school overhaul

eSchool News

Virginia high school is going to look different for the freshmen who enroll in 2018. They go into effect starting with the 2018 school year, but only for freshmen. State plans to go all-in on job training in junior, senior years.

No Sign of Edtech In Department of Education’s Full Federal Budget Proposal


The budget did not mention any details about the Office of Education Technology, or how the staggering cuts could affect edtech initiatives like the department’s #GoOpen campaign or its commitment to connect 99 percent of American students to broadband by 2018. billion for 2018. On May 23, President Trump released his highly anticipated, full budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

What Did SXSWedu Have to Say About Adult Learning?

Digital Promise

I look forward to many of us bringing the perspective of the low-skilled adult learner to discussions of equity, the skills gap, and career pathways at SXSWedu 2018! What did this year’s SXSWedu conference have to say about adult learning? Turns out, more than you might think.

Enable Team Drive for your School

The Electric Educator

Uncheck the box the prevents users from using Team Drive until January 2018. As of March 10, 2017, Team Drive, the new collaborative file storage feature of Google Drive, is available for all G Suite for Education organizations.

As expected, Trump’s education budget prioritizes school choice

eSchool News

President Donald Trump on May 23 released details of his proposed FY 2018 education budget, which adamantly supports school choice and slashes funding for other major education programs and initiatives.

Another queen sacrifice from Kentucky higher education

Bryan Alexander

The projected cost for 2018 is $19.4 Mearns, who laid out the budget situation in a presentation here , said 2 percent of NKU’s operating budget went into pension costs in 2010 and that nearly 10 percent of the budget will be dedicated to the pension fund by 2018.

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

EdNews Daily

By 2018, STEM jobs in the U.S. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed. We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways.

KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

are expected to open in 2018 and 2019. The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S., promising to bring unique educational experiences to American children.

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CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown


The bill requires State Superintendent Torlakson to convene an advisory panel to prepare recommendations for a K-12 Computer Science Strategic Implementation (CCSSI) Plan to be adopted by the State Board of Education and implemented by the California Department of Education on or before July 1, 2018.

Another queen sacrifice from Kentucky higher education

Bryan Alexander

The projected cost for 2018 is $19.4 Mearns, who laid out the budget situation in a presentation here , said 2 percent of NKU’s operating budget went into pension costs in 2010 and that nearly 10 percent of the budget will be dedicated to the pension fund by 2018.

Spotlight on science – student collaboration with the Span™ system


In 2013, it was projected that STEM occupations would grow by 17 percent between 2008 and 2018, compared with only 9.8 The evidence is clear – we need future scientists. percent growth for non-STEM occupations.

STEAM Learning in Action

EdNews Daily

The need for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is critical, especially because there will be more than 3 million job openings in STEM-related fields by 2018.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

TeachThought - Learn better.

The report also predicts growth in STEM related jobs to almost double that of non-STEM occupations between 2008 and 2018. Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. by KUKA KORE Staff. In a 2011 U.S.

Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

In New York City, for instance, it’s forecasted that by 2018, Class-B and Class-C office spaces—which are designed with smaller organizations in mind—will be totally occupied, with a potential shortage of at least 6.3

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Trump’s ed budget: A ‘betrayal’ and a ‘meat cleaver’ to public education

eSchool News

Under President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 education budget, school choice would receive a massive $1.4 billion while the Education Department undergoes a $9 billion, or 13 percent, cut.

Calculating your school district’s bandwidth need: Network Essentials for Superintendents

Education Superhighway

For example, today, students need a minimum of 100 kbps of Internet bandwidth— by 2018, that will increase to 1 Mbps per student.


?Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator


As for whether or not the accelerator will return for a third run in 2018, the spokesperson says it’s too soon to tell “but nothing is off the table.”. Just a few weeks ago Intel Education was advocating for edtech startups to apply for the company’s annual education accelerator program. Now, nearly a month after applications have closed, the education arm of the Silicon Valley giant has announced that their program will not be returning this fall.

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Cocuzzo will be at Fitchburg State University where she is majoring in business administration and is on track to get her bachelor’s in December 2018.

How EducationSuperHighway’s fiber program helps school districts identify affordable fiber solutions

Education Superhighway

In fact, the FCC recommends that school districts provide a minimum of 100 kbps per student in bandwidth today and 1 Mbps per student by 2018. Educators know that with springtime comes state assessments and testing—something that more and more states are mandating to be completed online.

Recent & Upcoming Conversations on Open & Networked Learning


This is all the way in April 2018, and the call is still open to contribute to organizing the conference, but we know these are the themes co-chairs Viv Rolfe and David Kernohan have challenged us to consider: How can open practice and research support learner success?


4 ways forward-thinking districts are inspiring more students to code

eSchool News

Vista Unified School District intends to make CS a core graduation requirement by either satisfying the existing math or science requirement or a new CS requirement, by the year 2018. How innovative districts are exposing more students to coding and closing the participation gap.

Alabama district eyes digital conversion by eliminating textbooks

eSchool News

If successful, DCS, by 2018, will eliminate teachers leading lessons from textbooks for a model that will include student-directed learning, which relies heavily on digital material.

Six reasons you may not graduate on time

The Hechinger Report

Tucci, who will graduate in 2018. “It’s Kolodner Credit Crunch 1:Temple University in Philadelphia gives $4,000 grants to eligible students who agree to work no more than 15 hours a week off campus, in an effort to help students graduate on time. Photo: Mark Makela/Reuters via ZUMA Press.

Can $10 million build the ideal high school?

The Hechinger Report

Summit Elevate, a new member of the Summit Public Schools charter network scheduled to open in Oakland, California in the fall of 2018, was also one of the 10 schools awarded a $10 million prize. Students attend classes at Brooklyn LAB school Submitted photo. BROOKLYN, N.Y.—If

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists


We hope to see you in the audience, ready to vote and get inspired for your 2018 Big Idea. CUE is you, the educators. CUE is big ideas and steps forward and risk-taking. CUE is always looking for ways to not only acknowledge those efforts, but to support them. To support you.


#9: Virginia heading for dramatic high school overhaul

eSchool News

Virginia high school is going to look different for the freshmen who enroll in 2018. They go into effect starting with the 2018 school year, but only for freshmen. [ Editor’s note: This story, originally published on April 6th of this year, was our #9 most popular story of the year.

Throw the cookie cutters away: Remaking high schools for the 21st Century

The Hechinger Report

Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl, Help Wanted: Projection of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018 ,” Center on Education and the Workforce, June 2010 ( [4]

Forecasting the Future of ED’s Office of Educational Technology Under DeVos


31, 2018. It would be rather ironic if, after her contentious confirmation process, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos found herself out of a job. Yet that might be the case if House Representative Thomas Massie (R-Ken.) has his way. On the same day that DeVos won her bitterly contested post , Massie introduced a bill to “terminate” the federal Department of Education (ED) on Dec. It will take much more than one sentence in a bill to eliminate the department.

New Orleans high school turbocharges restorative justice

The Hechinger Report

She is due to graduate in May 2018, joining nearly 150 other students who have received Louisiana diplomas since the school opened. Symphony Lee, 17 years old, is a student at the Net. NEW ORLEANS — Fights were keeping 17-year-old Symphony Lee out of high school, and off the graduation track.

?College Chatbot Service AdmitHub Raises $2.95M in Seed Funding to Guide Students Through College


Answers like: The 17/18 FAFSA is due by June 30, 2018, but I'd recommend submitting it as soon as you can to ensure that you don't miss out on available aid or state and college deadlines. A lot of questions came up when I applied for and went through college. Questions like: When is the FAFSA due? But what if you could send a text to get immediate answers to these questions?

The Hottest posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Jan 12, 2016, 3172 RIP to @Joe_Bower A Learning Inspiration Jan 4, 2016, 3100 Give the Gift of Tech + Stop Feeling Guilty Dec 25, 2015, 2916 The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading Dec 26, 2015, 2018 Give the Gift of Tech + Stop Feeling Guilty Dec 25, 2015, 1916My post about those horrible bells in school resonates with readers for a second week. Out with the industrial model bells, and in with more modern and civil ways for queuing students to move between classes.

What good is new summer Pell money if students can’t use it?

The Hechinger Report

The semester is winding down and summer is coming, but don’t get too excited about that recently passed summer Pell budget – it looks like it won’t become a reality for most students until summer of 2018.

Most students go to a school that meets federal standards for internet speed

The Hechinger Report

President Barack Obama’s ConnectED initiative , announced in 2013, had a goal of giving 99 percent of all students access to speedy internet by 2018.

The 4 Issues AltSchool Needs to Figure Out to Scale Its ‘Personalized Learning’ Platform


This spring, AltSchool extended the invitation charter schools , with a plan to bring public schools into the fold by 2018. No one can say Devin Vodicka lacks ambition. A holder of numerous Superintendent recognition awards , Vodicka has spent the last five years serving over 25,000 students at Vista Unified in Southern California. Yet that number apparently isn’t big enough; he wants his work to reach even more students.