A Financial Crisis — Student Loan Debt [Micheletti]

A Financial Crisis — Student Loan Debt — from freedomdebtrelief.com by Micahel Micheletti; with thanks to Aimée Bennett (APR, Principal, Fagan Business Communications, Inc.) for […]

Tapping into the potential of AI smart speakers to boost parental engagement

A version of this post was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine, July 2019. Whether you love it or hate it, technology is here to […]

Not easy being a parent these days…

From DSC: After reviewing the item below — and after trying to limit the screen time of our youngest daughter these days — I am […]

Average Student Loan Debt Statistics by School by State 2019 [lendedu.com]

Average Student Loan Debt Statistics by School by State 2019 — from lendedu.com Excerpt: For the fourth consecutive year, LendEDU is pleased to once again […]

Civil Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Florida School-Safety Database

Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide […]

One More Thing for Educators to Do: Teach Parents About Proper Use of Technology

Schools have to do more than just teach kids to use technology. They have to make sure parents understand what's going on in their students […]

Reflections on “Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete?” [Rose]

Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete? — from campustechnology.com by Richard Rose While SRUs do some things well, the current model is not sustainable, […]

How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools

Being a parent* is hard work. Being a teacher is also hard work. Parents are primarily responsible for their children’s well being and education. Teachers […]

This article discusses the serious amount of age discrimination going on out there!

3 million older Americans can’t find high-paying jobs, and it has nothing to do with skills. Here’s the one barrier they face that no one’s […]

American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from bloomberg.com by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

Student loan debt: 43M borrowers, 1.5 trillion, aver. debt = $47,671 | Cengage and McGraw-Hill to merge to try to address this

From DSC: Here’s a ~4 minute piece from CBS News re: student loan debt. Here are two excerpts from that video:   From DSC to […]

Interesting idea: Instead of going to college to get a job, Ss will increasingly be going to a job to get a college degree.

This will be the biggest disruption in higher education — from forbes.com by Brandon Busteed; with thanks to Mr. Reid Gough for his posting this […]

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