Is the U.S. Graduation Rate on Track to Reach 90 Percent?

+-*The graduation rate topped 81 percent in 2013. What will it take to push that number even higher?    READ MORE »

Faculty as Hired Hands: The Erosion of Shared Governance

+-*A Maine university shutters programs and forces out one of every five full-time faculty members. This is the business model of higher education in action.   READ MORE »

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Holding Schools Responsible for Addressing Childhood Trauma
On Monday, a group of students and teachers in Southern California filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the Compton Unified School District, alleging that the district has failed to sufficiently address the influence that childhood trauma can have on learning. Source: The Atlantic
Sometimes Misbehavior Is Not What It Seems
Sometimes the reason for misbehavior is very different than the obvious and requires a totally different intervention than the usual consequences. Source: Edutopia
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Teacher Turnover Is Much Lower Than You Probably Think

+-*Contrary to earlier reports, new numbers suggest new teachers are staying on the job. What explains the trend?   READ MORE »