Education

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

Bashar al-Assad

This Couple Created A Multi-Level Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Personal Finance

Betsy DeVos slammed for saying schools can choose to report undocumented students

"The Supreme Court made it crystal clear that children, regardless of their immigration status, have the right to an education," an advocate said.<p>Civil rights groups and educators denounced Education Secretary Betsy DeVos after she said schools can decide whether to report undocumented students and …

News (U.S.)

Underachieving Gifted Students

Your young child loves to learn, learns quickly, and asks endless questions. You fully expect to be signing report cards with straight A's, after …

Pedagogy

An Unusual Idea for Fixing School Segregation

What if the answer lies in changing how college admissions work?<p>Many proposals for addressing school segregation seem pretty small, especially when compared to the scale and severity of the problem. Without the power of a court-ordered desegregation mandate, progress can feel extremely far off, if …

College & University

Study: Online College Classes Cost Less To Deliver Because They Are Larger, Hire Cheaper Teachers

Arizona State University (ASU) has the third largest online enrollment among public schools with some 30,000 students taking at least one ASU class online. It has been offering fully online degrees for more than a dozen years, and their website says they now offer “more than 150 highly respected …

Higher Education

CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? CK-12 has some amazing …

Education Technology

Data-Driven Instruction: Top Trend in K-12 Use of Ed-Tech, Teachers Say

Educators’ use of data to make decisions about instruction and intervention is rising dramatically in U.S. schools, according to an online survey of …

Education Technology

New Report: “The Condition Of Education 2018”

The National Center For Education Statistics just published their annual Condition Of Education report.<p>They’re always about two-and-a-half years …

High School

‘Why are we screening children? I don’t get that’: Chancellor Carranza offers harsh critique of NYC school admissions

New York City’s schools chief expressed a fundamental critique of the school system on Wednesday, arguing that sorting students by ability is …

New York State

World's #1 men's tennis player Roger Federer makes it clear: Serena Williams is the real G.O.A.T.

Federer cements his most-awesome-person-being-interviewed status by also explaining that with myriad changes in all sports over time, comparing …

Nelson Mandela Bay

Betsy DeVos: 'School decision' to report undocumented students

During a House Education and Workforce Committee hearing, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said that it is a school or community's choice to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement if they believe a student or their family is undocumented.

Students

Common-Core Update: May 23, 2018: May 23, 2018

A new RAND report reveals that many school leaders have knowledge gaps when it comes to identifying instructional materials or requirements that …

Common Core

How Duolingo is disrupting language learning with free app

Luis von Anh, Duolingo founder and CEO, talks about revolutionizing language education with free software.

Language Learning

Why we need to rethink how to teach the Holocaust

A recent national survey reported that millennials are struggling with their knowledge of the Holocaust. The survey results show that 22 percent of …

Holocaust

Arizona Education Department Evolves Away from Evolution

The Arizona Department of Education is revising its science standards for K-12 education by....... deleting several references to evolution and …

News (U.S.)

UNCOVERED: Emails Reveal Obama Admin Planned Gun Control Push Two Days After Sandy Hook

On December 14, 2012, one of the deadliest mass shootings took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. The attack was carried …

Guns

Iowa coach who drank alcohol during junior high basketball asked to surrender license

CLOSE<p>When an Iowa coach, teacher or administrator is thought to be in violation of ethical standards, the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners …

Des Moines

Signs of Kindergarten Readiness

Is your preschooler getting ready to start kindergarten?<p>Four-and five-year-olds often develop at different speeds, so it can sometimes be hard to …

Parenting

CPS schools passing more cleanliness inspections but won't say where

More Chicago Public Schools buildings are passing cleanliness inspections now than failing them, officials said Wednesday, chalking up the success …

Chicago

B.C. naturopaths offer 'complete elimination' of autism through homeopathy

Three registered B.C. naturopaths who offer a treatment promising "complete elimination" of autism through homeopathy are the subjects of a complaint …

Autism

Going To ISTE? 9 Educators Share How Entrepreneurs Can Build Relationships With Teachers

The ISTE Conference and Expo is an essential part of the education system that spans the globe. It is the most extensive educational based technology conference in the world. ISTE stands for International Society for Technology in Education.<p>ISTE is a nonprofit organization that works with the …

Education Technology

All Star Code Founder on the Value of Training Minority Teens to Code

All Star Code founder and CEO Christina Lewis discusses prioritizing technology education for minority teens and how to keep pace with the growth in …

Stem

These pre-school attempts at spelling the names of shapes are hilarious and weirdly impressive

To be fair, shapes are hard enough to draw without having to spell their names as well.<p>20-year-old Twitter user Sal Perez tweeted a picture of some …

Pre-school

Betsty DeVos Was Accused Of Resegregating Schools — And She Didn't Deny It

On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before congressional lawmakers for the fifth time since assuming her office. And at one point …

Santa Fe

How do you Avoid Teacher Burn-Out?

The new question-of-the-week is:<p><b>How do you avoid teacher burn-out?</b><p>Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email …

Teaching

Some of The Best Writing Apps for Elementary Students

Based on your recommendation, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of some good iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to …

Apps

'To improve mental health in schools, we need a discussion about education, not vague "awareness-raising" initiatives about social media'

A new and comprehensive government-sponsored study undertaken by University College London and the University of Liverpool has revealed a quarter of …

Mental Health

Shrinking reach | Which MBA? | The Economist

BUSINESS-SCHOOL classrooms are like a busy airport departure lounge: an agglomeration of people from all four corners of the world. But they may not …

Business School

Education Department launches second chance for student loan forgiveness

May 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Education launched a temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program Wednesday, giving …

College & University