EdNext Podcast: Are Private Colleges At Risk? – by Education Next

Private colleges currently enroll 30 percent of students attending four-year colleges, but they face declining enrollment and mounting deficits. Is a crisis on the horizon? Stephen Eide, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute,...

EdStat: $18 Billion a Year is Spent on Professional Development for U.S. Teachers –...

By Education Next 06/12/2018 Even though we spend $18 billion a year on professional development for teachers in the United States, teachers usually don’t get to pick their own programs. Instead, professional-development products...

Develop and Validate — Then Scale – by Thomas J. Kane

Standards-based reform. School-to-work. No Child Left Behind. Small schools. Teacher effectiveness. College- and career-ready standards. Grit. The U.S. education policy community has a long history of picking up and later dropping reform ideas. Still,...

What Accounts for Gaps in Student Loan Default, and What Happens After – by...

Executive summary In a previous Evidence Speaks report, I described the high rates at which student loan borrowers default on their repayment within 12 years of initial college entry, often on relatively modest amounts...

Pension Fix Depends On Accurate Counting – by Chad Aldeman

Not all teachers will last in the workforce as long as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has played in the NFL. The best way to measure a retirement plan’s adequacy is to look at how...

In the News: Alexa, What’s the Deal With You, Anyway? – by Education Next

By Education Next 08/23/2018 In Inside Higher Ed, Lindsay McKenzie writes about several universities that are putting free Amazon Echo Dot devices in student dorm rooms. The voice-activated devices are meant to help students more...

Q&A: Eleanor Goetzinger – by Education Next

Print | PDF WINTER 2019 / VOL. 19, NO. 1 On April 2, 2018, teachers in Oklahoma walked out of their classrooms to demand better pay and more school spending. Their nine-day strike, the first...

In the News: Teacher’s Aide or Surveillance Nightmare? Alexa Hits the Classroom – by...

By Education Next 06/27/2018 At the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, being held in Chicago this week, several shared the ways they are using voice-powered devices like Alexa...

EdStat: As of 2012-2013, Seven Regional Accreditors Collectively Oversaw the Colleges that Enrolled Over...

By Education Next 06/13/2018 Accreditors are the private, nonprofit trade organizations responsible for accrediting colleges, and attending an accredited institution is what allows postsecondary students to use federal subsidies to pay for their...

Rethinking the Rules on Federal Higher-Ed Spending – by Michael B. Horn

How can Congress spur innovation while clamping down on fraud? By Michael B. Horn, Alana Dunagan and Kevin Carey Print | NO PDF | Share FALL 2018 / VOL. 18, NO. 4 With the cost...
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