Beer making for credit: Liberal arts colleges add career tech

The Hechinger Report

In a survey conducted by Quest Research and the Kaplan test-prep company, they were four times more likely to say they’d hire an English major with a credential in cybersecurity than an English major without one. “We Brandon Busteed, president, Kaplan University Partners.

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Curriculum Associates’ CEO Rob Waldron Appointed to the Association of Test Publishers’ CEO Council

eSchool News

Prior to joining Curriculum Associates, Rob served as CEO of Jumpstart, a national nonprofit preparing preschoolers from low-income backgrounds for success, and as CEO of the K12 tutoring division of Kaplan Education.

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Becoming an Anti-Racist Childhood Educator and Social Warrior

edWeb.net

At the heart of anti-racist early childhood education, she emphasized, is institutional critique combined with advocacy and transformation. This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Kaplan Early Learning Company. By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Colleges fight attempts to stop them from withholding transcripts over unpaid bills

The Hechinger Report

But in the beginning there was a lot of resistance, and we needed to have a lot of advocacy to take this bill across the finish line.”. Credit: Emily Kaplan for The Hechinger Report.

Forget civics class: Students want to make a difference in real life

The Hechinger Report

In recent years, the group’s advocacy has led to changes in the district’s graduation requirements, to align them with admissions requirements for California’s university systems, and an expansion of funding for an after-school meal program that had been cut by the school board.

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Learning by Voting: Students Want the Right to Make a Difference in Real Life

MindShift

In recent years, the group’s advocacy has led to changes in the district’s graduation requirements, to align them with admissions requirements for California’s university systems, and an expansion of funding for an after-school meal program that had been cut by the school board.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Live Show Today - The Exploding Trend of "Pandemic Pods" and Micro-Schools #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her broad experience in the education field has included sales, marketing, and administrative positions with prominent companies such as Kaplan, Inc. She received an early childhood credential from the American Montessori Society, one of the premier Montessori advocacy organizations.

SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know

Edsurge

Jahliel Thurman (Vice President of Uplift Entertainment) and Shalon Bell (Director of Strategic Alliances at the Atlanta Voice)—will discuss how despite limited monetary capital, these institutions continue to boost students’ potential in graduate education, entrepreneurship and advocacy through human capital. It’s that time of year again. We’re breaking out our barbeque bibs, pulling out our reporter’s notebooks and heading down to Austin for SXSWedu.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

CZI hired Bror Saxberg , whose previous work was with the for-profit online charter school K12 Inc and the for-profit college Kaplan, as its learning scientist. This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Also Facebook ’s DC lobbyist, Joel Kaplan, who was sitting right behind Kavanaugh as he screamed at Senators. ” Chalkbeat’s Matt Barnum takes a close look at a new report from TNTP , the advocacy group formerly known as The New Teacher Project. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Chalkbeat : “For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘ personalization ,’ including virtual schools.” ” Her “former advocacy group” – although considering she spoke there last week, I’m not sure how “former” it really is – is the American Federation for Children. (National) Education Politics.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

Arguably, there is no better example of this than the ongoing push that “everyone should learn to code,” led at the K–12 level by the industry-backed advocacy organization Code.org. This is part eight of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In previous years, I’ve looked at how education technology is intertwined with narratives about “ skills ,” “ competencies ,” and “ credentialing.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

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.