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A revealing analysis of university faculty and students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) indicates that professors’ beliefs about intelligence play a measurable role in the success of STEM students, especially underrepresented minorities. “In a university-wide sample, we found that all students – and Black, Latino and Native American students in particular – earn significantly higher grades in STEM courses when their professors believe intelligence is a malleable quality that can
As a journalist who has covered college admission for many years, I’ve seen firsthand how students and families struggle to make sense of the financial aid award letters they get from colleges. At a charter school in New Orleans, for example, I saw a student who didn’t initially understand that even though she was being offered $32,000 in scholarship aid from her dream school – a private liberal arts college
By Jane Gallagher, VP of Operations, The Virtual High School (Inc.) Online learning has increasingly become a viable option for schools and districts to provide their students with improved access to a greater number of the courses they need. Teachers are becoming more adept at incorporating online resources into their daily instruction, and the oldest K-12 online programs are now more than twenty years old. Hundreds of thousands of students
Many educational institutions maintain their own data centers. But to Jeff Olson, chief data officer and senior VP of technology strategy at the College Board, all those humming racks of servers are just plumbing—and he doesn't want to be in the plumbing business. He would rather focus on how the College Board, which administers the PSAT, SAT, and Advanced Placement Tests, can help students reach their educational goals. "We need
Universities are seeing an increase in teetotal clubs and alcohol-free accommodation. Why are students drinking less?Like most students heading off to university, Emily Proctor, 19, felt apprehensive. But it wasn’t just the thought of leaving her family and making new friends that caused her to be anxious; Proctor was concerned about how she’d fit in as a teetotal student.“I was worried as I knew that much of university life involves
Lessons in Leadership: Louisville schools chief details blueprint for positive culture, avoiding state takeover
Two decades of rising through the ranks of Kentucky's Jefferson County Public Schools left Martin Pollio best equipped to take on the superintendency last April as the state's department of education considered moving in.
Newly installed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pledged to kickstart reform to address the literacy crisis and provide scholarships for students pursuing higher ed.
Denver Public Schools' ProComp system became too confusing for teachers, but research shows principals can help convey how such programs work.
A new faculty contract helped end the 20-day strike, but pressures on colleges to cut costs could spark more disputes, Moody's analysts say.
The appointees will serve alongside heads of companies such as Apple, IBM and Walmart, two state governors, and several association and union heads.