Proposed legislation would protect student data

May 1, 2015
A new bill aims to restrict how companies use personal info in education technology.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, student data, student privacy, data privacy

Comparing colleges by economic value of their degrees

Apr 29, 2015
Thousands of colleges are ranked by the economic benefit of degree programs.
Posted In: college admissions, students, economic data
Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

Find the AP participation rate at your high school

Apr 28, 2015
Compare, by race, the percentage of students enrolled in your high school with the percentage enrolled in at least one an AP class.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

What Corinthian Colleges' failure means at for-profits

Apr 27, 2015
Corinthian Colleges Inc. says it will close its remaining campuses.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, lawsuit, for-profit colleges, employment
A representation of an online class featuring students and faculty in a face-to-face setting.

Ivy League schools key into online courses

Apr 17, 2015
Accreditors deny Yale University's plan to offer a master's degree program online.
Posted In: online degrees, Yale University, physician assistant, MOOC
The Los Angeles Unified School District is facing hurdles on its path to introduce technology into the classroom.

Confusion over computers in the classroom

Apr 16, 2015
LAUSD wants its money back for iPads loaded with Pearson software that is sub-par.
Posted In: apple, classrooms, software, LAUSD, ipads, blended learning, education technology, edtech

School lunch's food fight

Apr 15, 2015
Critics say rules on nutritional content make the meals unappealing and costly.
Posted In: school lunch, school lunches, school nutrition, nutrition, Education

Florida takes steps to limit standardized testing

Apr 10, 2015
A new bill would cap the hours students spend taking state and district exams.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, Florida, testing, education law
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