To be a better teacher of the meaning of empathy, it helps to use the same tools of technology that young people are using.
By Benjamin Herold, Education Week
At one health industry company, digital literacy skills are needed across the board.
By Hari Sreenivasan
At New Jersey’s Rutgers University, a new honors program for undergraduates is redefining academic excellence. Students accepted into the highly competitive Honors Living Learning Community (HLLC) study critical social issues and prove their commitment to becoming “change-makers." While the program…
By David Cutler
In the #MeToo era, and the current political climate, respect, equality, and thoughtfulness are three things I try to impart on my students.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A federal court ruled last month that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' decision to delay the regulation, known as borrower defense, was unlawful and that the rule should go into effect. The department had until next Tuesday to respond.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Maine, land of lobsters and lighthouses, is also the nation’s oldest state. With a median age of 43, roughly a third of its population is in or approaching retirement. To counter its aging workforce, the state is attempting to attract…
By Steve Goldbloom, Zach Land-Miller
Despite feeling unqualified to provide legal advice, Bryan Stevenson discovered that just “showing up" for others can make a huge difference in their lives.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
"It’s a gift that we live in a democracy," says Roosevelt's granddaughter, Nancy Ireland. "And we don’t want that threatened or taken away due to lack of interest or lack of understanding of what it means."…
By Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed
The Education Department is recommending restoring a controversial college accrediting agency, giving it a year to resolve remaining concerns.
By Robert Balfanz, John Bridgeland
After more than a decade of progress in improving high school graduation rates, there remain about 1,300 traditional high schools in need of serious improvement and redesign. From the inner city to the heartland of America, these low-performing high schools…
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