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Which Remedial Education Models Work Best for Students?
Some schools are changing how students are working toward proficient math skills. (Lumenetumbra/Getty Images). No question, remedial education needs an overhaul. Millions of young adults get trapped in rudimentary math and English classes that don't ...

6 key insights into the data and information education leaders want most
When data advocates promote evidence-based decision-making in education systems, they rarely specify who the intended users are, for what purpose, and what kinds of data are needed. The implicit assumption is: by everyone, for everything, and any data ...

Florida education news: #HB7055, school safety, turnarounds and more
#HB7055: Today the Florida Senate takes up the House's priority education omnibus bill, which includes a wide range of issues from expanded tax credit scholarships to state testing changes. Committee chair Sen. Dorothy Hukill has filed a strike-all ...

Major education issues hold session key
TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers will use the last three weeks of the 2018 session to decide the fate of a number of major education bills that address everything from school bullying to teachers to university tuition. The decisions will begin ...

A group of Texas lawmakers wants to fix higher education funding — but it won't be easy
After lawmakers last year failed to overhaul how the state funds its public colleges and universities, a special committee on Wednesday will begin a new attempt to review the complicated higher education finance system in Texas. Complaints have ...

Jefferson Education Accelerator Winds Down, Rebrands to Focus on Edtech Reviews and Procurement
JEX hopes to give individuals in charge of procurement the information they need to choose tools wisely and will work with a network of partners that are already reviewing education technology tools. “We are not reinventing the wheel,” says Epstein ...

Killer wants $100G from book deal to go to his kids' education, Michigan says: Not so fast
Kenneth Bowman, the brother of Dawkins' victim Tom Bowman, told The New York Times last July that he believes Dawkins' earnings should go to the victim's family or charity. Dawkins' finances are essentially frozen until the legal issue ends, according ...

Why the 'Case Against Education' Won't Fly
Caplan makes a number of interesting arguments before getting to his main point, and it's possible to consider them independent of his overriding thesis about higher education as a waste of time and money. For example, Caplan shows that an individual ...

Kids' Education Project Launches Accountability Project in Public Schools
The schools include Sappimah, Panker Town, Gbarmynma and Weafur-Gbarma Public Schools in Gbapolu Counties; Zleh Town, Gboloken, Tuzon and Toe Town Public Schools in Grand Gedeh Counties and Todee, Bahr Town, Morris Farm and James Moore Public Schools ...

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