How a dropout factory raised its graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 percent in three years

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Rowland can provide access to community and city resources to address problems like homelessness, abuse and mental health needs, but can’t do anything without first gaining the trust of students who may be too ashamed to ask for help.

We won’t have any black Mark Zuckerbergs or Bill Gates till we do this

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About one-third of all black collegians earn degrees in either a STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) field or in business, according to my analysis of integrated post-secondary education data system (IPEDS), the national dataset of college outcomes.

In Utah, personalizing learning by focusing on relationships

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Twelve percent of students do not have access to high-speed internet at home. The New England Secondary Schools Consortium has been collecting commitments from the region’s colleges to ward off these worries.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

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With people of color expected to make up a quarter of the state’s population by 2035, these gaps represent an economic threat to Minnesota; unless more residents get to and through college, there won’t be enough qualified workers to fill the jobs that require a post-secondary degree or certificate. “[O]ur To reach the state’s target, another 131,400 Minnesotans — two-thirds of them people of color—must earn a post-secondary credential. “As

The vast majority of students with disabilities don’t get a college degree

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Jacqueline Reis, spokesperson for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said that while the state had focused on helping special education students transition out of high school before Dracut, the ruling did have an impact. “It

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

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Aimed at curbing dropouts, improving graduation rates and sending more kids to college and other postsecondary programs, the corps is designed to offset a growing achievement gap in this relatively affluent but increasingly diverse state.

A new test that no student would dread — one that leads to citizenship

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Students need access to quality high schools, citizenship and real pathways to gainful employment, he added. Doe that public elementary and secondary schools couldn’t consider immigration status when a student seeks to enroll. A 2014 protest for immigrant rights in New York. Photo: U.

States use direct mail, money, to get more of their residents back to college

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The push to reach these dropouts by Mississippi and other states, including Indiana and Tennessee, reflects a growing recognition that there just aren’t enough students coming out of U.S. Indiana, which is also reaching out to its dropouts, hired the same marketing firm as Mississippi.

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

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” When, or if, this doomsday scenario arises for higher education, it will be a combination of the challenges we have examined thus far – costs of “campus-based” education, failing revenue streams, and expensive dropouts.

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Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

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I would have been a dropout.”. 1 request wasn’t about academics but access to mental health services. And 52 of the district’s 59 buildings provide in-school access to mental health services. Are our students completing post-secondary education?

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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The annual “Rethinking College” series takes a critical look at how higher education is evolving to provide a better post-secondary learning experience, especially for people in underserved communities with underrepresented populations. This is an important documentary series for everyone.

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Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

April 27th - Pam Moran and Ira Socol: From Scientifically-Managed to Community-Driven Schools

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The "Age of Reason"/"Industrial Revolution" system of scientific management system accomplishes exactly what it was intended to do one hundred and thirty years ago - high dropout rates, gender-differentiated pay, widget-learning, and Theory X leadership styles.

British universities reach out to the new minority: poor white males

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Girls in primary and secondary school globally read more than boys and spend more time on homework, according to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development , or OECD.