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From the federal government to school boards, policymakers and administrators are increasingly setting their sights on "college and career readiness" as the goal of K-12 education. College Completion Data Becomes The New Focus Of K-12 Education, With Help From Harvard
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Financial Aid Bait and Switch? | The College Solution When families look at financial aid packages they often assume that a school’s financial aid support will remain the same for four years. That, however, is a dangerous assumption to make. The financial support that some colleges and universities give students will shrink after their freshmen year.
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I’m delivering some iPad training to a school tomorrow, so thought it might be useful to collate some of the links I’ve been putting together for the session. The session is concentrating mainly on teachers using the iPads for their own professional use, rather than being used as a classroom resource, but a lot of the apps below will be suitable for use by students too.
Freemium Higher Education? - Brainstorm The present for-profit higher-education industry is largely an artifact of federal financial-aid policy. Students have the right to sign over their federal grant and loan dollars to any accredited college, and if you look at how much the big publicly traded for-profits charge, you’ll see a tight distribution of price points that not coincidentally track closely with the maximum amount of federal loan money students can borrow.
Alabama District Joins League of Innovative Schools - Marketplace K-12 ** UPDATED with comments from Piedmont City School District Superintendent Matt Akin.
In my FYC class, we’ve been talking about the divisions we impose in education: the divisions we impose on subjects and disciplines, as well as the difference between curricular and extra-curricular activities. We are sent the message about what counts, what really counts, and what we could/should do away with. These messages often directly conflict with the students’ perceptions and attitudes. Extra-Curricular Activities
By Cristina Toscano Ah, the flash drive. Five items you’d find in a 2012 college time capsule
The 16 Most Selective Colleges In The Country The Huffington Post teamed up with the Princeton Review, one of the nation’s leading education-services companies, to present this special feature on the nation's most selective colleges -- and how to get in to them. The goal of our “America’s Most Selective Colleges” project is to give college-bound students and their parents straight-on information about these challenging schools' acceptance rates and truly savvy tips for applicants.
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Teacher Coaching and High Expectations Key to Charter Performance - Inside School Research Guest blog post by Jaclyn Zubrzycki Recent research has indicated that teacher coaching and high expectations for student behavior are characteristics of the most effective charter schools. In "Learning from Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching," researchers from the University of Washington's Center for Reinventing Public Education and New Jersey-based research firm Mathematica probe into exactly what those polices look like.
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