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Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

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The success of home visits has been well documented for infants and has been studied at the elementary and middle school level , but it’s an open question whether these visits make a difference for older students, according to some experts.

From foster care to college

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College students often decamp from their universities during the summer to intern, study abroad or just get a break from dining hall food. Later that day, she planned to study for her summer session classes, English and public speaking, and to meet with an advisor.

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

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So says a 2017 study published by the Institute of Policy Studies. Indeed, being a black college dropout negatively affects earnings by at least $10 per hour, according to research by the Economic Policy Institute.

Seeking advantage, colleges are increasingly admitting students as sophomores

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Related: Universities and colleges struggle to stem big drops in enrollment. Higher Ed News Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Investigations

A college scholarship meant to help low-income, black students now serves mostly white, middle-class kids

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Taylor had grown up “a penniless, scared, scrawny kid,” but his life began to change when he earned a full-ride to study petroleum engineering at Louisiana State University. At the time, a third of Louisiana’s adults were high school dropouts.

In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

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The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. It impedes access to institutions they might be qualified for, because it’s not being accepted.”.

At a growing number of colleges, faculty get a new role: spotting troubled students

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The inexperience of modern-day faculty with helping students who have non-academic problems stems in part from the evolution of American higher education, said Adrianna Kezar, a professor of higher education at the University of Southern California who studies this.

How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater

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An annual study of Broadway and the 16 top nonprofit theaters in New York City, put out by the Asian American Performers Action Coalition, shows that from 2006 to 2016, Asian actors were hired for 3.7 The P.S. 124 Theatre Club performs a musical adaptation of the animated movie “Madagascar.”

The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

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UPCEA’s eDesign Collaborative ), I spent hours doing my own personal research on my university’s open access policy and scouring the library website. case studies and articles I had purchased over the years). article reported that students of universities such as Stanford are spending over $100,000 collectively each semester on course materials that are already freely available to them on the thousands of library databases they don’t know they have access to.

Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom

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Dropout rates increase, test and project scores dip, and – worst of all – learning becomes synonymous with boredom. This was something we touched on in a recent blog post on a study that found that more than half of students in the US felt “bored” at school.)

Montana vote becomes a national referendum on public confidence in higher ed

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If Montana’s higher education property tax levy fails, “A lot of students aren’t going to be able to keep going to college,” says Kelly Armington, a University of Montana freshman majoring in communication studies. High school students collecting water samples on Flathead Lake.

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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.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Department of Education has placed restrictions on access to federal student aid for West Virginia public universities after the state was late submitting required annual financial statements for the third year in a row. “ Is higher ed creating the next dropout factories?

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Via NPR: “ To This Scholar, For-Profit Colleges Are ‘Lower Ed’ ” “ For-Profit Schools Rebound Under Trump,” according to the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” ” Via Real Clear Education : “ K–12 Predictive Analytics : Time for Better Dropout Diagnosis.”

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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.” ’” Via Education Week : “ FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.”

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Some internet-access advocates say EBS is underutilized at best, and wasted at worst, because loose regulatory oversight by the FCC has allowed most of the spectrum to fall into the hands of commercial internet companies. ” Via Edsurge : “Education Technology Tools for Adult Learners Get Mixed Results From SRI Study.” ” “Study of the Week” from FdB : “Of Course Virtual K–12 Schools Don’t Work.”

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” Let’s not worry that there are many people who do not have access to electricity, let alone Internet, let alone digital devices.). (National) Education Politics.