U.S. Department of Education

The Trump Administration’s Slow But Steady Undoing of the Department of Education

Nearly one year ago, on November 23, 2016, then-President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Betsy DeVos, a pay-for-play billionaire …

Education

Foundation donates books to children impacted by Huricane Harvey

Lining up at school book fairs and flipping through the pages of a newly purchased book is a flame of an excitement resonates with many bookworms and …

Education

3 N.J. residents chosen as Rhodes Scholars

Three New Jersey residents have been chosen as Rhodes Scholars.<p>Christopher D'Urso, a Colts Neck resident who attends the University of Pennsylvania; …

New Jersey

Report: Michigan State Title IX program complies with federal law but could improve

EAST LANSING - Michigan State University’s current Title IX policies and procedures comply with federal law, according to a report released Monday by …

Rights & Freedoms

New study says UT football players would make big money if paid like pros

College athletes don’t collect paychecks the way their counterparts in the pros do. But if they did, University of Texas at Austin football players …

College & University

U.S. Department of Education Awards $2 Million Project SERV Grant To USVI

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $2 million Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant to the U.S. Virgin Islands, …

Education

​A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER

Technology in School<p>​A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER<p>By Randy Wilhelm     Nov 19, 2017<p>wavebreakmedia/ Shutterstock<p>Adoption of digital …

Education

As We Rethink Old Harassers, Let’s Talk About Clarence Thomas

The old men of the Senate lectured Anita Hill from the dais, scowling as she recounted in humiliating detail how Thomas taunted her with graphic …

U.S. Politics

If online college is set to be the norm, here's what your student of the future will be missing

Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor, just published a book -- and told an audience of 1,500 people at the annual Salesforce innovation conference -- that claims half of colleges and universities in the U.S. will go bankrupt in ten to fifteen years. He's actually more …

Golf

Parents sue Oregon school district over transgender policy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student into the boys' locker room and bathroom.<p>The lawsuit filed this week in Portland challenges a decision by the Dallas School District to allow …

Education

Tax Bills' Potential Impact on Federal Education Funding: Big Cuts, or Meh?

Over the last week or so, we've highlighted several provisions of the two GOP-backed tax reform proposals in Congress that could specifically impact …

Education

Researchers find diffusion plays unusual signaling role in drosophila embryos

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages …

Biology

Giving to the Rich

Under the tax plan currently before Congress, billionaires like U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would save hundreds of millions of dollars. A …

Education

Historically black colleges boost economy, grads’ earning potential, study shows

Historically black colleges receive only 3 percent of the nation’s federal aid, but generate nearly $15 billion into the economy and boost graduates’ …

Education

November 9 - November 16 - Education Writers Association

<b>Victoria Pasquantonio</b> reports on how a professor uses her story of personal tragedy to teach students about media literacy, for <b>PBS Newshour</b>.<p>Her …

Education

Boy banned from high school dance competition in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Wisconsin boy who wants to compete with his high school dance team have filed a federal civil rights complaint after the Minnesota State High School League barred him from championship competition.<p>The Star Tribune says the Pacific Legal Foundation filed the …

Education

The bubble is going to burst for colleges and universities, professor says - Salon.com

Half of the colleges and universities in the United States are in danger of bankruptcy over the coming decades.<p>Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen said that the number — up to 2,000 schools could be affected over the next 10 to 15 years — is thanks to online education.<p>In …

Liberal View

Can Cheyney University, the nation’s oldest HBCU, survive?

John W. Mosley / Blockson Collection / Temple University Libraries<p>Can Cheyney University survive?<p>Cheyney State College president Leslie Pinckney Hill …

Education

Black incomes outpace the national average in 124 majority-black cities: So where’s the investment?

When we think of wealth, prosperity and opportunity, black families don’t come to mind. We’ve all consumed a historical narrative that black people, …

Cities

President of 107th-Ranked Black College Criticizes Project 21 for Putting National Anthem in Context... Literally

President of 107th-Ranked Black College Criticizes Project 21 for Putting National Anthem in Context… Literally<p>Posted at 14:52h in 2017, Blog, …

HBCUs

Democrats Press Trump Nominees on School Choice and Civil Rights

Senate education committee Democrats used the confirmation hearing of two top U.S. Department of Education nominees to make their case against the …

Education

College of San Mateo launches campaign to increase number of Latino, low-income STEM students

Thu, 11/16/2017Industry NewsStudent success experts InsideTrack and the College of San Mateo (CSM), a leading San Francisco Bay Area community …

Education

New Research Answers Whether Technology Is Good Or Bad For Learning

For years educators and scholars have debated whether technology aids learning or inhibits it.<p>In the most recent issue of Education Next, for example, Susan Payne Carter, Kyle Greenberg, and Michael S. Walker write about their research finding that allowing any computer usage in the classroom …

Education

Friends gather to celebrate Friendsgiving; we share recipes

Kate Csepegi favorite recipe for Friendsgiving gatherings is Butternut Squash Soup. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)<p>Image 1 of 5<p>View Gallery<p>By …

Ohio

New UNCF Report Details Economic Impact of HBCUs

They often receive inequitable state and federal funding and are often under-resourced and under-supported. Despite their uphill battle, new research …

HBCUs

Brainwave Headsets Are Making Their Way Into Classrooms—For Meditation and Discipline

At first glance, the brochure for the Muse headset might look more like a religious leaflet than a technology instruction guide. There’s an image of …

Education

Under DeVos, Education Department continues to shut out disadvantaged college students

Students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges are still waiting on the U.S. Department of Education to forgive their federal student loans — and …

Liberal View

Morehouse, Spelman Students Post Signs Naming Accused Rapists

Frustrated students, who say widespread sexual assault and little consequence by school officials is commonplace on their Atlanta campuses, took …

HBCUs

Transparent Solar Cells: The Future of Energy Production

<i>This is a solar energy cell (source)</i><p>The news about solar energy has been getting better and better for a decade or more. As storage schemes improve, …

Clean Energy

Business Student Trainee - NASA Pathways Program

Duties<p>Duties<p>Summary<p>This position is in NASA's Pathways Intern Program which provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain …

History of Science