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Held back, but not helped

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Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. “We Laster’s presentation, based on 2010 data, reported that 28 percent of Louisiana students did not make it to fourth grade on time. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. We discuss their goals and what they are working on, and if they had an assessment we might talk about that,” she said. Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Dan D.

The ‘forgotten’ part of special education that could lead to better outcomes for students

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This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the Huffington Post. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

NYC’s bold gamble: Spend big on impoverished students’ social and emotional needs to get academic gains

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That year, on the annual schools survey, only 13 percent of teachers said that order and discipline were maintained. She not only treats patients, she goes into homes to assess risk factors. K-12 News Graduation and dropouts poverty Principals Race

Programmatic Best Practices for Healthy Academic Programs

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Learning House’s most recent survey of online students (2017) notes that 52% of respondents reviewed programs at three or more institutions before making their decision. Do we have a programmatic assessment plan? Does our program support a prior learning assessment model?

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

According to surveys that Brian Bridges has conducted in multiple states, including California where blended learning is growing rapidly, more school districts utilize blended learning than do charter schools. In this case that meant at the fringe of schools—in the advanced classes, foreign languages, and credit and dropout recovery options they couldn’t otherwise offer, for example. Public school districts began innovating with blended learning before most charter schools.

Spreading First Aid for Teens’ Mental Health by Training Adults to Help

MindShift

Left untreated, mental health concerns can contribute to high school dropout rates. She also learned how to assess for suicide risk by asking questions like, “Are you having thoughts of hurting yourself?”

The Cause That Unites Chief IT and Academic Officers

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That’s what an Adobe-commission survey , published in partnership with futurist Bryan Alexander and the New Media Consortium, revealed. FUN SAD FACT: According to Avi Yashchin, Senior Offering Manager at IBM Watson: “Sadness [sentiments] in incoming freshman college application essay is the sixth strongest predictor of dropout.” What better place to reveal the results of a national survey about trends in IT than at Educause? Switches, routers, panels and projectors.

Researchers Say Level of Education and Health Causally Linked

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The findings revealed that if every adult high school dropout in the population in the year 2010 had a GED or a diploma, 145,243 deaths could have been avoided, reports Anya Kamenetz for NPR.

Empowered Readers: Technology That Can Re-Inspire Students’ Love of Reading

Edsurge

The district is also known for having one of the largest dropout rates and one of the highest pupil-to-teacher ratios in the country. Finding Free eBook Platforms for My English Language Learners When surveyed, teachers report that their top three considerations for choosing tools are 1) price, 2) whether the tool was time-saving and simple to integrate into instruction, and 3) whether the tool tailored student tasks and instructions based on individual students’ needs.*.

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What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

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In the civil rights era, Greenville, Mississippi was the model of desegregation for the nation, a shining example held up by the famous Coleman Report of a community doing it the right way. These detailed reports are the primary means by which the federal court and the DOJ provide oversight.

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” ” Then, “A Day Later, Football Coach Out at Maryland,” Inside Higher Ed reported. “ Board Chairman Resigns in Fallout Over a Maryland Football Player’s Death,” The New York Times reported on Thursday. How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” Research, “Research,” and Reports.

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.”. At the outset a survey was conducted to assess the needs of schools, families and communities. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , the nonprofit, independent news website focused on inequality and innovation in education.

Education's Online Futures

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Whether or not the product has failed or enrollments have fallen or the promises were always mostly b t, to this day, the big MOOC companies and their famous founders remain in the headlines: “ Andrew Ng Spreads the Gospel of AI With a New Online School ,” Wired reported. One survey conducted this year (by Learning House) did give a boost to the argument online education is becoming more competitive.

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In our community’s next webinar, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center will share the results from Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America, a report from a national survey of over 1500 parents of children ages 2-10.