Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

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Messy, motivated, tech-drenched 15 year-olds, the high school sophomores of today who will be entering college or the workforce in 2022, a mere three years from now. million new students have been connected to high-speed access since 2013, and 98 percent of school districts now meet the Federal Communications Commission’s 100 kpbs/student goal for internet access, there remain 2.3 That’s expected to reach 504 million units by 2022, a compound annual growth rate of 43 percent.

Training the future workforce for a data-driven society

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billion by 2022. We’ll likely see some jobs disappear altogether, while others will evolve and adapt to meet the new climate. Our youth are inheriting the future in real time.

Hotspots, YouTube, WiFi, Oh My! How Renton Prioritizes Infrastructure Over Devices

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EdSurge will be hosting hundreds of local teachers and administrators, along with dozens of edtech companies from around the country, at our Summit on Dec. In their district-wide tech plan for 2016 to 2022 , Renton set a goal of reaching a 1:1 device-to-student ratio for all middle and high schoolers in the 2019-2020 school year. In late 2014, Renton revived an “Internet Filtering Committee” (IFC), and asked it to meet twice a year to make—and remake—filtering choices.

STEM Resources From ETA hand2mind Are First Supplemental Programs to Earn Approved Endorsement From STEM.org

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in occupations related to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022. The company’s mission is to champion learning by doing.

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A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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a statistical-services company based in Rockville, Maryland. “It’s Across the country, universities and colleges are dedicating new resources so their respective statistics departments can expand to meet this growing demand.”. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013.

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Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers

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From bigwig financiers to bankers, along with heads of private and publicly-traded education technology companies, the gathering attracted around 900 attendees last week to share the opportunities and challenges in the industry this year. Based Education Technology Companies (2011-2016). BMO cites research from Gartner, a business-technology research firm, which estimates that these companies will see more than $11.6 But investors are not letting companies off the hook.

Could California’s big investment in children and families be a model for the country?

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At the time, in 2015, Stewart was working as an administrative assistant at a small company that made kombucha, a fermented tea. Because she was working for a small company with fewer than 20 employees, she had no job protection under California or federal law.

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$5.5 billion will expand care for thousands of kids in California, but it may not be enough

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At the time, in 2015, Stewart was working as an administrative assistant at a small company that made kombucha, a fermented tea. Because she was working for a small company with fewer than 20 employees, she had no job protection under California or federal law.

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Wayne Johnson, the head of the department’s financial aid division and a former executive at a student loan company , says that those “non-traditional” servicers could include companies like Visa , Amazon , or Goldman Sachs. ” Via Chalkbeat ’s Colorado outlet: “Fate of Douglas County’s high-profile voucher program to be weighed at special meeting.” The professional development company has raised $21.3