Posts Tagged by Education

4 Ways Universities Can Take The Lead On Diversity

By Gregory P. Crawford, president of Miami University Commitment to diversity has become a priority of nearly every major read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teacher And Civil Rights Groups File Complaint Over Family Separation

“We believe in helping children thrive, not in confining them to heinous, abusive situations,” said the president of the American Federation of Teachers. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Top tech talent is losing interest in working for Facebook — and the company’s tough year in headlines might be the cause

Students from universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Yale, and Georgia Tech are losing interest in working at Facebook according to a new study by education software company Piazza. Piazza surveyed students from leading universities for the past few years. In 2018, student interest in working […]

Many Recommend Teaching Mental Health In Schools. Now Two States Will Require It.

Shootings and teen suicides spur schools to teach kids about mental health. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Story Of Orra White Hitchcock And The Women Whose Modesty Hides Their Talent

For decades, she translated her famous husband’s scientific findings into utterly mesmerizing illustrations. But she rarely received credit, until now. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

EXCLUSIVE: LGBTQ Federal Employees Confronted Betsy DeVos Last Year

An employee told DeVos that discrimination can mean life or death. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Ohio’s Voter Purge Claims Another Casualty — College Students

If other states follow Ohio’s lead, millions of college students may lose their voting rights when they next head to the polls. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Inside the insanely competitive world of elite New York City preschools

Preschools in New York City are no joke — some parents hire preschool consultants and apply years in advance in the hopes that they can get their kid into a preschool that could cost as much as a college. Many parents think that getting their […]

Higher Education Should Be A Remedy, Not A Tool, For Anti-Native Racism

Only about 13 percent of Native Americans have earned a college degree. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Summer Vacation Shouldn’t Mean Going Hungry

But without school lunch programs, a lot of American children don’t get enough food. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Coaches Killed In Parkland School Shooting To Receive ESPY Awards

This year’s Best Coach Award will honor Scott Beigel, Aaron Feis and Chris Hixon for their bravery and sacrifice at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Education Dept. Received Hundreds Of Complaints Last Year About Racist School Discipline

Betsy DeVos is considering rescinding guidance intended to protect students from this type of discrimination. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

6 ways college is different in the US and the UK

College in the United Kingdom looks very different than the United States, despite a shared language and history. UK college students pay less for education, have a different grading system, and spend less time completing their degrees compared to American students. Whether you’re preparing to […]

I Wish I Had Learned LGBTQ History In School

LGBTQ people have made tremendous contributions to American culture, yet no one talked about them in class. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

NOW HIRING: Business Insider is looking for a paid intern for its Strategy vertical

Business Insider is looking for a paid intern to work on our Strategy section this winter. BI interns spend their time researching, writing, pitching, and producing stories, and they get an author byline for every post they write. They also help editors find irresistible stories […]

CUNY Journalism Dean Defends Renaming School For Craigslist Founder After Alumni Criticism

Its Graduate School of Journalism announced on Monday that Craig Newmark had donated $20 million. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The best college in every state to help graduates find a job

The job market is booming, but experts say there won’t always be an abundance of jobs. As many as 96.2% of graduates from these 50 universities find themselves employed 10 years after graduation. Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech made the list for best colleges for […]

Melinda Gates says the early rise of ‘male-focused’ computer games is a big reason there are fewer female computer science graduates today than in the 80s and 90s

Melinda Gates says that gaming is a big reason for a decrease in the number of women in tech in the last three to four decades, she told Molly Wood in an interview with Marketplace. More specifically, she said, it was the types of games […]

Why Mister Rogers’ Plea To ‘Look For The Helpers’ Still Resonates Today

The TV icon’s powerful quote typically resurfaces after tragedies. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The founder of a $3 billion tech company warns: ‘Don’t go to business school. Everything you’re taught in business school is wrong.’ (ZUO)

The subscription business model is all the rage these days, and for good reason. Done well, subscriptions create loyal customers and long-term cash flow. But hardly anyone knows how to do them well, and business schools haven’t caught up in how to teach them, says […]

Minority Lawyers Hanging From Their Own Bootstraps How Law Schools Fail Those Who Seek Justice

On average, minority students end up in lower-ranked law schools, which they pay more to attend than white students, resulting in higher debt burdens read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School’s Transgender Student Policy

Former Indiana orchestra teacher John Kluge says addressing trans students by their preferred names is a “dangerous” violation of his religious beliefs. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How One School Principal Is Disrupting the School-To-Prison Pipeline

“Exposure is important because access brings opportunities,” says Dr. Nadia Lopez, founder and principal of Mott Hall Bridges read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

An Evangelical University Is Helping Create A Movie About How Trump Was Chosen By God

The theory that Trump was appointed by God is not that uncommon within evangelical circles. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won’t Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings

The secretary of education said the commission is not charged with focusing on firearms. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teacher Under Investigation For Mocking Black Child’s Hair In Instagram Post

“This is so embarrassing and honestly fully racist,” said the person who flagged the post to school officials. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Betsy DeVos Now Says She Doesn’t Think Schools Can Call ICE On Students

Last week, DeVos said schools could call ICE on undocumented students. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

8th Graders Given Ballistic Shields As ‘Welcome To High School’ Gift

A local company donated bulletproof backpack plates for the teens. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Advice To College Graduates In The Age Of Trump

This article originally appeared at To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Parkland School Resource Officer Breaks His Silence On ‘Haunting’ Failure To Stop Shooter

Scot Peterson, 55, spoke out for the first time since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Kentucky Crowd Cheers Trump Quote, Then Finds Out It’s Actually From Obama

High school valedictorian trolls his class with an unexpected quote. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Alabama Allows Armed Principals In Schools

Governor Kay Ivey has authorized school districts to give administrators handguns if they complete a training and approval process. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Karthik Nemmani Wins The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

The 14-year-old from McKinney, Texas survived one of the most intense competitions in the 93-year history of the spelling bee. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Nearly 50% of teens in the US say they’re now online ‘almost constantly,’ according to new research (GOOG, AAPL)

A new study from Pew Research Center found that one out of two teens reports being online “almost constantly.” The study found that another 44% say they go online multiple times each day. The time teens spend online has gone up significantly since Pew’s 2014-2015 […]

Here’s how much the typical American family has saved up for college

About 56% of American families with children have started saving for college, according to a new study from Sallie Mae. Among families with savings, the average amount saved was $18,135. Families with higher incomes, those with children closer to college age, and parents with bachelor’s […]

The famous Stanford ‘marshmallow test’ suggested that kids with better self-control were more successful. But it’s being challenged because of a major flaw.

The Stanford marshmallow tests have long been considered compelling evidence for the need to teach kids how to delay gratification and exercise restraint. Some studies have shown that a child’s ability to resist temptation (by not immediately eating a marshmallow, for example) can predict their […]

Transgender Teen Wins Battle For Chosen Name At Graduation In Texas

Senior Jay Alfie spent months fighting a strict school district policy. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Betsy DeVos Meets Teen Wearing Trans Pride Flag During School Visit

The education secretary did not seem to acknowledge the ensemble. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Chokes Up At Child Reporter’s Question On School Shootings

The reporter is 13-year-old Benje Choucroun. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Trump’s HIV-HPV Blunder Reveals A Fundamental Health Care Problem

Health illiteracy is a big hurdle ― for patients and politicians alike. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Single Mom, 24, Graduates From Harvard Law School: ‘Let’s Keep Beating All Their Odds’

The new grad says that her roots and family were the support she needed at the beginning of her law school journey when she felt she didn’t belong. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

52 Women Accuse Former USC Gynecologist George Tyndall Of Sexual Misconduct

The LAPD is calling for women to come forward as it carries out its investigation into George Tyndall’s conduct. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Some Preschoolers Wrote A Cookbook And Their Recipes Are Hilarious

You probably shouldn’t follow these, um, creative recipes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Inside an exclusive, strict Long Island all-boys school that counts high-powered media stars, politicians, and CEOs as alumni

Chaminade High School is a Catholic, all-boys school on Long Island, in New York. The school has a strict dress code, requires four years of religion courses, and teaches Bloomberg financial software to upperclassmen. Chaminade is the alma mater of several notable figures in politics […]

Teacher Who Stopped Indiana School Shooter: There Was No Other Choice

Jason Seaman said his brave acts were “the only acceptable actions I could have done.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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