Share of good jobs held by those without a BA has shrunken from 60% in 1991 to 45% today.

‘Good Jobs’ Still Exist; Most Require Post-High School Education — from campustechnology.comby Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Good jobs — those that pay at least $35,000 […]

For Principals, Student Sexting a Speeding 'Freight Train,' Full of Peril

For school leaders, sexting means worries about cellphone searches, bullying prevention, child pornography laws, and difficult conversations with students and parents.

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report [Safia Samee Ali]

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report — from nbcnews.com by Safia Samee Ali Excerpt: “It became too difficult financially to […]

The role of parents to a successful BYOD program

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a natural corollary to technology-based educational initiatives. Proponents of the concept cite many benefits: the immediacy of technology […]

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores [Strauss]

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores — from by Valerie Strauss Excerpt: We completely dropped standardized tests from our application as […]

Privacy Watchdog Raises Alarms About "Spying" on Students Via Ed Tech

Results from an unscientific survey by the Electronic Frontier Foundation suggest parents and students are worried about surveillance in schools.

Student debt was at $1.3 trillion in 2016 per a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of NY

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Press Briefing on Household Debt, with Focus on Student Debt — with thanks to Mr. Bryan Alexander for his […]

As our population gets older, providing these types of devices to employees would create WIN-WIN situations!

From DSC: As our population gets older, providing the types of devices (as listed below) to employees would create WIN-WIN situations for all involved — […]

Grants, scholarships, and fellowships for women [oedb.org]

Per Charlotte Wilson, Marketing, Open Education Database: The American Association for University Women recently reported that 53% of women have high student loan debt just […]

For Young People, News Is Mobile, Social, and Hard to Trust, Studies Find

"Fake news" is one of many reasons why tweens, teens, and young adults mistrust news organizations, according to studies from Common Sense Media and Data […]

Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has taken the education system by storm. The idea behind it is simple: students are allowed and encouraged […]

In W.Va., Teachers Turn Trump's 'Fake News' Attacks Into Teachable Moments

At West Virginia's Ripley High, teachers are developing media literacy skills in students who are trying to critically examine allegations about "fake news" and media […]

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