College Accreditation, Explained – by Education Next

As Congress gears up to revise the Higher Education Act (HEA), politicians on both sides of the aisle have raised concerns about the role played by accreditors, the organizations that determine which colleges...

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...

New Evidence on the Benefits of Small Group Math Instruction for Young Children –...

Abstract We describe the findings from a randomized evaluation of a one-year kindergarten math enrichment program, the High 5s program. The program was designed to provide small-group math enrichment in a fun, club-like format...

EdStat: For Teachers Who Report that Covering Housing Costs is Very Difficult, the Chronic...

By Education Next 06/07/2018 Teacher salaries in fast-growing economies have not kept up with housing prices, and long commutes combine with rising rents to create economic anxiety that affects teachers. Teachers in San...

How Governors Can Give All Students ‘Freshman Year for Free’ – by Jeb Bush

As the rising costs of tuition and fees outpace increases in financial aid and student debt skyrockets, there has never been a more critical time to bring innovation to our higher education system....

EdStat: The Next Generation Learning Challenges Have Allocated More than $25 Million across Seven...

By Education Next 06/04/2018 In the last five years, major philanthropic foundations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to support personalized and blended learning. The Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), for example,...

8 Things College Students Don’t Need

Eat right The bottom line is, we eat too much. Cut back on portions and aim for four to six small meals a day that all include a source of protein such as lean meat,...

Students Cover Bathroom Mirrors with Messages

The University will kick off its fall semester lecture series this Wednesday, with the Yes Men. Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum, a.k.a. the Yes Men, will appear on campus Wednesday, Aug. 26. Their event will...

Find the Best College for You

The University will kick off its fall semester lecture series this Wednesday, with the Yes Men. Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum, a.k.a. the Yes Men, will appear on campus Wednesday, Aug. 26. Their event will...

The 38-Year-Old Frat Boy

The University will kick off its fall semester lecture series this Wednesday, with the Yes Men. Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum, a.k.a. the Yes Men, will appear on campus Wednesday, Aug. 26. Their event will...
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