As jobs grow hard to fill, businesses join the drive to push rural residents toward college

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It’s that fewer than one in five of adults in the entire surrounding Humphreys County have at least an associate degree, according to census data analyzed by the nonprofit advocacy organization Complete Tennessee.

OPINION: Three ways to help more underrepresented students graduate from college

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Second, advocacy groups have gotten really smart about leveraging their interventions to improve graduation rates. . Boosting education equity should be the starting point for a solution aimed at narrowing the nation’s widening — and alarming — gaps in income, wealth and education.

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Mission (Almost) Accomplished: Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Prepares to Sunset

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But at least one organization will pick up the mantle and manage a new online database —code-named “JAM”—that EducationSuperHighway is building to track K-12 E-rate usage and internet access through 2025. It’s the beginning of the end of the road for EducationSuperHighway.

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

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That’s the separate goal set out by the Lumina Foundation to achieve by 2025. Tennessee, for example, which famously made its community colleges free, is on target to have 55 percent of its residents possess certificates or degrees two years ahead of the 2025 deadline, outgoing Gov.

Education Playbook spotlights teaching and learning

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It’s time to raise the level of education debate in the country,” KnowledgeWorks Vice President of Policy and Advocacy Matt Williams said. “As Resource from KnowledgeWorks aims to highlight the importance of teaching and learning as presidential debates continue.

With Unfilled Jobs, Businesses Push Rural Residents Toward College

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It’s that fewer than one in five adults in the entire surrounding Humphreys County have at least an associate degree, according to census data analyzed by the nonprofit advocacy organization Complete Tennessee. When the Chemours chemical plant in New Johnsonville, Tenn.,

Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering the quality of college

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At the California State University System, that’s part of a plan to more than double the proportion of freshmen who finish in four years from the current 19 percent to 40 percent by 2025. A student walks past the Bender Library on the American University campus in Washington, D.C.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

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Juliet won’t finish high school before 2025, but the 11-year-old already has big plans: She wants to be a mechanical engineer.

What Does ‘Career Readiness’ Look Like in Middle School?

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Juliet won’t finish high school before 2025, but the 11-year-old already has big plans: She wants to be a mechanical engineer. This story about career readiness was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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billion by 2025. In 2011, Barber went to work for Pearson as its Chief Education Advisor, continuing his advocacy for competition, data collection, measurements, and standards-based reforms.

How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education

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By 2025, four additional subject areas will be included: a second language, the arts, health and physical education. Freshman Kylee Elderkin works on an assignment in English class at Nokomis High School in Newport on Friday, June 2, 2017.