22 avril 2018

Des ed-techs dans une école de management : retour d’expérience

The ConversationEn conclusion de mes trois posts publiés l’an dernier sur les ed-techs, j’insistais sur la nécessité pour la France de créer une filière d’excellence dans ce domaine, pour ne pas passer à côté de cette (r)évolution et permettre à des porteurs de projet ou des start-up de se développer. Plus...

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5 things to know about the teacher strike in Oklahoma

The ConversationFollowing the success of the West Virginia teachers strike earlier this year that led to a 5 percent pay raise, teachers throughout the nation are rising to demand better conditions and better pay. The latest example is Oklahoma, where teachers went on strike on April 2. More...

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Howard University student protest: 3 questions answered

The ConversationHBCUs are often portrayed as more nurturing environments for black students than predominantly white institutions. But the current student protest at Howard University, one of the nation’s most prominent HBCUs, seems to seriously call that rosy portrayal into question. More...

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Resistance to school integration in the name of ‘local control’: 5 questions answered

The ConversationSeceding communities often argue they want more local control. They also argue that secession will assist community development efforts and increase home values. But secessions imperil desegregation by creating additional boundary lines that separate resources and students by race and class. More...

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Purdue-Kaplan deal blurs lines between for-profit and public colleges

The ConversationKaplan University, which operated under parent company Graham Holdings, a $3.2 billion corporation, was part of the troubled for-profit college sector. More...

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West Virginia teachers win raise – but nation’s rural teachers are still underpaid

The ConversationThe longest teacher strike in West Virginia history came to an end when Gov. Jim Justice announced a deal on March 6 to grant the teachers 5 percent more in pay, but issues of pay disparities for rural teachers still persist. More...

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Why child care costs more than college tuition – and how to make it more affordable

The ConversationAmid the continually rising cost of tuition, the idea of free college has received growing attention over the past few years. For instance, from 2014 to 2017, 35 states took up 80 bills related to free college. More...

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A school resource officer in every school?

The ConversationLess than three weeks after a school resource officer stopped an armed teen who shot two students at a Maryland high school, lawmakers in Maryland voted to expand law enforcement presence in schools statewide. More...

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Colleges must confront sexual assault and sexual harassment head on

The ConversationIn the past month the National Science Foundation and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators both introduced measures that would require higher education leaders to review and report cases of sexual assault and harassment on their campuses. More...

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Harvard sexual harassment case scars the institution as well as victims

The ConversationIn the wake of recent #MeToo revelations, Harvard University has begun to take action against a tenured professor whom the university found guilty of sexual harassment in the 1980s and who now stands accused of harassing women undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff for four decades. More...

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