Head Start and CCDBG fared well, but uncertainty about the 2018 budget remains
One of the perks of my job is that I get to talk with journalists around the country on a regular basis—it gives me the chance to keep up on what are the hot topics in the broader community as well as build connections with some wonderful people. I recently chatted with Jeff Selingo of… Read more »
Higher education institutions have collectively reduced career budgets 11.4 percent
Note: this is the third in a series of posts explaining the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) recent report on the education of dual language learners (DLLs) and English Learners (ELs), Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures. To read New America’s initial coverage of the report’s… Read more »
How colleges and universities can help
Will the temporary segregation lead to better integration?
This story produced by the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Earlier this month, New York became the first state to enact legislation making public colleges and universities tuition-free for low- and middle-income students. The Empire State’s decision to cover tuition at all public colleges and universities extends pledges made… Read more »
Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making the Empire State the first state to cover tuition at all public colleges and universities for low- and income families. New York’s decision to offer free tuition at public colleges follows similar efforts in Chicago, Oregon and Tennessee, where lawmakers have made community college… Read more »
Focusing on family buy-in, a Connecticut district shifts to mastery-based learning
The Accuplacer test funnels students into costly remedial classes that many probably don’t need.