3 Ways Big Data Can Soften the Campus Dropout Crisis

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And like any major problem, this mass exodus of dropouts must be addressed sooner rather than later through innovative interventions. The “soft” predictors, those subtle hints that are precursors to student dropout. Guest Article Written By: Bob La Loggia.

How one district solved its special education dropout problem

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Fewer teenage mothers, but they still present a dropout puzzle

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Photo: Erin Einhorn for The Hechinger Report. Only 53 percent of women in their twenties who first became mothers when they were teenagers completed a traditional high school degree, according to a January 2018 report released by the nonprofit research organization Child Trends.

OPINION: Misguided payment policies that fuel the college-dropout trap

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Earlier Interventions Can Reduce Long-Term Effects for Dropouts

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Lansford went on to say that access to treatment for drug or mental health issues may result in a decrease in the negative outcomes for dropouts. Author information Kristin Decarr | The post Earlier Interventions Can Reduce Long-Term Effects for Dropouts appeared first on Education News.

High School Dropouts Cost Nation $35 Billion, Study Says

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A newly-released report from UCLA’s Civil Rights Project suggests that suspensions of high school students across the country are costing the nation a total of $35 billion each year. K-12 Schools High School Dropouts Restorative Justice Restorative Practices UCLA Civil Rights Project

Report outlines long road ahead for Jackson Public Schools

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Photo:Liz Willen/ The Hechinger Report. Loud cheering, a drum line, endless applause and a full buffet at Jackson’s convention center on Thursday night accompanied the release of a report that could herald in a top-to-bottom overhaul of the 24,000-student school system here.

Dropout Detective Offers Academic ‘Credit Scores’—But Is That a Good Thing?

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That’s why it might come as surprise to hear AspirEDU , an educational analytics company, pitch their Dropout Detective software as an “academic credit score” for students. But whereas credit scores are designed to prevent risky buyers from getting approved on loans, Dropout Detective is meant to improve student success and lower dropout rates. That information includes a daily report of how every student at the school is performing across their classes.

When using data to predict outcomes, consider the ethical dilemmas, new report urges

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. Colleges and universities that use sophisticated data systems to analyze and guide students must be careful to avoid ethical dilemmas that can arise, like pigeonholing students unfairly or underestimating their abilities, according to a new report that analyzed common pitfalls of these systems.

The educational value of a black teacher

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This story about black teacher s was adapted and reprinted by The Hechinger Report from Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities by Andre Perry, with permission from Brookings Institution Press, © 2020 by Brookings Institution.

Some evidence for the importance of teaching black culture to black students

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A Stanford University study finds that dropout rates were lower in Oakland, California, high schools that offered a special class for black students called the Manhood Development Program. Nonetheless, the dropouts declined for all black boys who had access to the course.

Long before coronavirus, student parents struggled with hunger, homelessness

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In dark days of coronavirus, acts of generosity can restore students’ faith in higher education and each other

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Clarification: This sentence has been changed to reflect updated reporting on campus closures. This story on coronavirus was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

While focus is on fall, students? choices about college will have a far longer impact

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Now, just as happened in the last recession, it is likely to take them even longer and cost more, while — after years of hard-won progress — dropout rates rise and graduation rates fall. “We’re The Hechinger Report, which produced this story, is also housed at Teachers College.).

How do you manage college online — quarantined with eight people?

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Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships

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Nearly 12 million students in 2017 didn’t have broadband internet in their homes , according to a federal report. The post Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Ohio import of NYC community college program passed rigorous 3-year test

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The evaluation and the Ohio version of the ASAP program were partly supported by several philanthropies that are also among the many funders of the Hechinger Report: Arnold Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the ECMC Foundation, the Joyce Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.).

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‘It’s really hard to parent from behind bars’

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In a forthcoming report, her organization recommends that teachers hold conferences via video with incarcerated parents when possible and send parents copies of their children’s progress reports. “We

How parents of young kids make it through college

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To help first-generation students succeed, colleges enlist their parents

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More students are leaving college without a degree

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That number jumped to 36 million by December of 2018, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The report offers some insights into what might be done to improve this number. Sign up for our Higher Education newsletter.

Universities try to catch up to their growing Latinx populations

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Aaron Cantú, for The Hechinger Report. Aaron Cantú, for The Hechinger Report. She blamed the high dropout rates on the fact that many students have to juggle school with full- and part-time jobs, leaving little time for academics. Aaron Cantú, for The Hechinger Report.

No longer ruled out: an educator develops strategies to keep court-involved students in school

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What if we hired for skills, not degrees?

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In late 2017, a research project led by the Harvard Business School, a workforce organization called Grads of Life and the consulting firm Accenture concluded in a report, “Dismissed by Degrees,” that employers “appear to be closing off their access to the two-thirds of the U.S.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

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Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report. And last October, I reported from a school district in Wisconsin that’s trying to give students more information about well-paying blue-collar careers instead of blindly shipping them off to four-year colleges.

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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FRONTLINE, POV, NOVA, TED TALKS, AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY Among the Featured Programs, with Special Reports from PBS NEWSHOUR and PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND; Funded by CPB as Part of American Graduate. In a one-hour special, FRONTLINE presents two films that build on its education reporting. “A

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Colleges must stop holding students hostage and release their debt

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Andre Perry/The Hechinger Report. The Hechinger Report receives financial support from Lumina. Students who lack food and shelter are at greater risk for dropping out than those who have a steady home to go to, according to a new report published by The Hope Center at Temple University.

In Utah, personalizing learning by focusing on relationships

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The question of how a proficiency-based report card will affect college admissions is a common concern for families around the country. The post In Utah, personalizing learning by focusing on relationships appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

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How the coronavirus has upended college admissions

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This story on the coronavirus and college admissions was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The post How the coronavirus has upended college admissions appeared first on The Hechinger Report. K-12 News Graduation and dropouts Hechinger West Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion online learning Parents poverty

This program is helping fast-diversifying suburban schools promote success for all students

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

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Progress in the Deep South: Black students combat segregation, poverty and dwindling school funding

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The Hechinger Report traveled to three counties with very high numbers of adults without a high school credential to learn about the obstacles schools and families must overcome to provide and obtain this essential first step to a middle-class life.

Voz de un estudiante: Estaba desesperada por terminar la secundaria, hasta que llegó el día

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Este artículo sobre la secundaria lo produjo The Hechinger Report , una organización de noticias independiente sin fines de lucro enfocada en la desigualdad y la innovación en la educación. Hace un par de semanas, estaba desesperada por una tregua en la escuela.

How a struggling school for Native Americans doubled its graduation rate

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The post How a struggling school for Native Americans doubled its graduation rate appeared first on The Hechinger Report. K-12 News Charters Graduation and dropouts poverty Race SolutionsSchools that serve Native American students have a history of failure.