How higher education lost its shine [Marcus]

How higher education lost its shine — from hechingerreport.org by Jon Marcus Americans are rejecting college in record numbers, but the reasons may not be […]

College Rankings Are ‘a Joke,’ Education Secretary Says [Hatch]

College Rankings Are ‘a Joke,’ Education Secretary Says — from chronicle.com by Brianna Hatch Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Education Secretary Miguel A. Cardona called college rankings […]

Summer Learning Programs Struggle — and Devise Solutions — as Staff Shortages Persist [Tate Sullivan]

Summer Learning Programs Struggle — and Devise Solutions — as Staff Shortages Persist — from edsurge.com by Emily Tate Sullivan Excerpt: It’s summer time, and […]

Reflections on “Hypercompetition Is Harming Higher Ed” [Reuben]

Hypercompetition Is Harming Higher Ed — from chronicle.com by Julie A. Reuben Colleges should ease off the branding and remember their shared values. Excerpt: Competition […]

Dead Malls and Future Campuses [Kim]

Dead Malls and Future Campuses — from insidehighered.com by Joshua Kim Thoughts on Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall. Excerpt: […]

Several items from EducationWeek that show how serious the situation is becoming in K12

Excerpt: The struggle to keep classrooms fully staffed is getting increasingly desperate and it shows in this week’s top stories. A dozen states are amending—or […]

The Future of Education | By Futurist Gerd Leonhard | A Video for EduCanada

The Future of Education | By Futurist Gerd Leonhard | A Video for EduCanada — from futuristgerd.com Per Gerd: Recently, I was invited by the […]

We need design thinking to rethink/redesign the cradle-to-grave learning ecosystems out there. [Christian]

From DSC: The items below made me reflect on the need to practice some serious design thinking to rethink/redesign the cradle-to-grave learning ecosystems out there. […]

“Amen!” to what Steve Kerr said. Take note: THIS is what leadership looks like.

? Above video from Steve Kerr’s statement on school shooting in Texas From DSC: Steve Kerr has it right. Powerful. Critically important.  “Enough!”  “We can’t […]

Reflections on “Education Needs a Reset. We Can Start by Listening to Our Teachers.” [Vanaver]

Education Needs a Reset. We Can Start by Listening to Our Teachers. — from edsurge.com by Elissa Vanaver Excerpts: What too few politicians and parents […]

Higher ed better look out for promising alternatives. [Christian]

From DSC: After seeing the item below, I thought, “Hmmm…traditional institutions of higher education better look out if alternatives continue to gain momentum.” Perhaps it’s […]

DC: This isn’t right; let’s fix this situation: “The internet is a lifeline for students on far-flung tribal campuses. Too often, they’re priced out of learning.” [Mangan]

From DSC: There are many things that are not right here — especially historically speaking. But this is one WE who are currently living can […]

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