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College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Straight Up Conversation: The Guy Who's Teaching Professors to Teach
I recently chatted with ACUE president Jonathan Gyurko about his organization's efforts to teach professors to be excellent educators, not just subject-matter experts.
Rick Hess, June 25, 2020
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School & District Management Student Cheating at Issue as College Board Rolls Out Online AP Exams
The College Board's national experiment with virtual AP exams gets underway this week amid accusations and stern warnings about student cheating.
Gabrielle Wanneh, May 12, 2020
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High school senior Alexis Campbell of Fayetteville, Ga., visited George Washington University in Washington before the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut down live, on-campus tours for prospective students. Now she is considering whether to enroll in a school closer to home in the fall.
High school senior Alexis Campbell of Fayetteville, Ga., visited George Washington University in Washington before the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut down live, on-campus tours for prospective students. Now she is considering whether to enroll in a school closer to home in the fall.
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Classroom Technology 'Summer Melt' Could Be a Flood as Seniors Shift College Plans
Faced with uncertainty, new financial concerns, and the prospect of more remote learning, and confusion, a growing number of college-bound high school seniors are reconsidering where and whether they’ll pursue higher education.
Gabrielle Wanneh, April 24, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness Students Petition Colleges for SAT and ACT Flexibility Due to Coronavirus
Worried that coronavirus testing disruptions will harm their college applications, a coalition of student groups is calling on colleges and universities to accept applications without SAT or ACT scores when application season starts up again next fall.
Catherine Gewertz, March 23, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Not Every Student Should Go to College. And That's OK
We should understand when going to college for the wrong reasons is worse than not going at all, write Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta.
Michael B. Horn & Bob Moesta, March 10, 2020
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Special Education Briefly Stated Briefly Stated: Stories You May Have Missed
A collection of short news stories from this week.
January 21, 2020
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Federal What the FAFSA Simplification Trump Signed Means for Students
The cumbersome process of applying for federal student aid will be a bit easier after President Trump signed a bill that simplifies the FAFSA form Thursday.
Evie Blad, December 19, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Video From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students, Chapter 1: 'Not giving up on school'
For several months in 2019, Education Week followed two college-bound students—Temeya Gachupin and Justin Madalena—who come from the Pueblo of Jemez in New Mexico, so that we could tell their personal and academic stories.
Erin Irwin, December 19, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Many Young People Think a High School Diploma Is Enough, Poll Finds
Two new polls offer more evidence that Americans—and especially young Americans—are skeptical whether the investment in higher education is necessary or worth it.
Catherine Gewertz, November 14, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Higher-Ed. Legislation Bubbling in Congress
It may be a slow time for K-12 activity on Capitol Hill, but you can't say the same about higher education: In the last several weeks, both Democrats and Republicans have introduced bills designed to address college access, costs, and other policies.
Andrew Ujifusa, October 29, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Four Proven Ways to Put Students on the Path to College
We must teach students to resist the narrative that they don't belong in college, argues Chicago charter school college admissions director Robert Lane.
Robert Lane, October 21, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Three Things New Higher Education Bills Would Mean for Teachers and Students
It may be a slow time for K-12 activity on Capitol Hill, but you can't really same the same about higher education, with competing bills vying for attention in the House and Senate.
Andrew Ujifusa, October 20, 2019
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College & Workforce Readiness Early-College High School Students More Likely to Earn Postsecondary Degrees
Participating in early-college programs could have a long-term positive effect on students' college enrollment and completion rates, a new study finds.
Sarah Schwartz, September 17, 2019
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School & District Management For High-Performing, Low-Income Students, Taking a College Admission Test for Free Could Be a Game-Changer
Virginia researchers find universal free admissions testing can boost the pool of college-going students by 20 percent to 40 percent.
Sarah D. Sparks, June 25, 2019
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