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3 Ways Big Data Can Soften the Campus Dropout Crisis

EdNews Daily

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. Social media engagement data analysis can assist in targeting potential dropouts before they disappear from your rosters.

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PROOF POINTS: Inside the perplexing study that’s inspired colleges to drop remedial math

The Hechinger Report

The early results of her randomized control trial were so extraordinary that her study influenced not only CUNY in 2016 but also California lawmakers in 2017 to start phasing out remedial education in their state. Most importantly, it studied math, often an insurmountable requirement for many students to complete their college degrees.

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Teacher dropouts

The Innovative Educator

Editor''s note: This is a living post to which I will continue adding the stories of teacher dropouts as they are brought to my attention. The jobs these teacher dropouts are yearning for exists outside government schools. Everything I love about teaching is extinct," she continues.

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With the Help of Google and SF Muni, A Bus Sets Off to Serve City's High School Dropouts

Edsurge

Now, Good and his team are trying to solve a new problem: helping high school dropouts get their diplomas in the face of strict gang lines, rundown schools, and spotty internet. percent of which are high school dropouts. The organization made its mark in 2003 when they created the nation’s first county jail charter school.

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Canada treats its adjunct professors better than the U.S. does – and it pays off for students 

The Hechinger Report

adjuncts worry about their ability to engage with students and how well their students are learning, according to a new study that compares Canadian adjuncts with what it calls the “woefully under-supported and poorly compensated” American adjuncts. You’re almost like a starving artist.” It’s not fair to them — we know that.

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One university has a new college specifically to re-enroll adults who had dropped out

The Hechinger Report

She earned an associate degree online, then enrolled in Morgan State’s applied liberal studies program and completed her bachelor’s degree while working full time. Morgan State’s applied liberal studies major targets adult students who have taken some college courses but dropped out before finishing. She earned a 3.8

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ReUp Education Raises $6 Million Series A to Help College Dropouts Return

Edsurge

Often, she says, a life event usually interrupts their studies—starting a family or a parent becomes ill, for example—and the CEO of ReUp Education says students shouldn’t suffer for it. “It Sarah Horn wants to correct a myth about students who stop college before graduating.

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