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The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

Edsurge

It wasn’t until three semesters into my degree, after spending $1,000 dollars merely renting my textbooks that I discovered my University’s ebook library. 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). 34,000 in one semester by teaming up the library and the bookstore to review licensing agreements.

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

After a hate crime, a town welcomes immigrants into its schools

The Hechinger Report

High schoolers in a social studies class at Patchogue-Medford work on a lesson about the history of nationalism. The ideas stemmed from the group’s twice-monthly meetings at the Patchogue library, where they talked about parenting, navigating their new American home, and the schools.

Held back, but not helped

The Hechinger Report

One study by the Louisiana board of education showed that 40 percent of retained eighth graders did not even make it to a high-school campus after being held back. Rory Williams stands in the library at George Washington Carver High School.

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

For an absurd example, if dropouts tended to take classes on Thursdays in their first semester at college, but students who completed their degrees didn’t, then you might worry about current students who are currently taking classes on Thursdays. But some STEM majors are tougher than others.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. National Library Week. National Library Week is this week, and the theme is "Lives change @ your library®."

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” ” (Did you know he recorded his first mixtape at the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio ?). 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.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ 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.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Louisville ’s head basketball coach has been suspended for the first five Atlantic Coast Conference games of the season, a piece of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s punishment stemming from a prostitution scandal that has roiled the institution for two years.” ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. (National) Education Politics.