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RFP #21-009: Continuation of the De...

RFP #21-009: Continuation of the Development of the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Tests, computer-based and paper-based, and Provision of a Computer-based Testing Platform for the Grades 5 and 8 Science Tests

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of State Assessment is seeking proposals from highly qualified respondents with expertise in the development and administration of Statewide tests in both paper- and computer-based testing platforms.
RFP #21-005: New York State Center ...

RFP #21-005: New York State Center for School Health

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Student Support Services is seeking proposals for The New York State Center for School Health. The Center will work in collaboration with the New York State Education Department as a resource center to provide professional development and ongoing technical assistance to all school health personnel employed in all schools throughout the State (inclusive of both health and mental health personnel), and all school personnel involved in coordinating and/or delivering school health education.
RFP #20-013: New York State Charter...

RFP #20-013: New York State Charter School Technical Assistance Resource Provider (TARP)

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Charter School Office (CSO) is seeking proposals to establish a charter school technical assistance resource provider (TARP) to work with charter schools across New York State.
RFP #20-022: New York State Career ...

RFP #20-022: New York State Career and Technical Education Technical Assistance Center (NYS CTE TAC)

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Career and Technical Education is seeking proposals from organizations to provide technical assistance and support services to secondary and postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The purpose of the NYS CTE TAC is to assist the NYSED in addressing the vision that all learners have access to high-quality CTE opportunities that are equitably and deliberately integrated at all educational levels to better prepare New York students for lifelong learning and career success.
IFB #20-003: Transportation: Tuscar...

IFB #20-003: Transportation: Tuscarora Reservation to and from Niagara Wheatfield Central School District

NOTE: It is currently anticipated that the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District may be taking over the provision of transportation services for the Tuscarora Nation at the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. The services for this contract may be discontinued at any time during the contract term. The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking bids for the transportation of certain Native American pupils from the Tuscarora Indian Reservation to and from public and nonpublic schools in the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District. The transportation to be provided must include but is not limited to regular school year home to school transportation, including late busing, as well as summer school transportation. Transportation will also be provided for children with disabilities and/or students with academic interventions who may require abbreviated school days.
IFB #20-004: Transportation: Shinne...

IFB #20-004: Transportation: Shinnecock Indian Reservation to and from Tuckahoe Common School District

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking bids for the transportation of certain Native American pupils from the Shinnecock Indian Reservation to and from the Tuckahoe Common School District and other schools as needed. The transportation to be provided must include but is not limited to the regular school year, including late busing, as well as summer school transportation. Transportation will also be provided for children with disabilities and/or academic interventions, which may require abbreviated school days.

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TikTok adds tougher parental contro...

TikTok adds tougher parental controls

The app lets adults limit what children can search for and prevent strangers from seeing activity.
Black applicants least likely to be...

Black applicants least likely to be offered PhD places

White applicants are more likely to be offered PhD places than black students, according to BBC research.
Pandemic 'fuelling numbers of child...

Pandemic 'fuelling numbers of children out of school'

The BBC can reveal a spike in the number of parents taking their children out of school.
Scottish teachers asked about Covid...

Scottish teachers asked about Covid strike

Members of the EIS union are asked if they would consider a "safety strike protest" as Covid-related pupil absences hit a new high.
Manchester University student 'trau...

Manchester University student 'traumatised' by 'racial profiling' incident

The University of Manchester says it has suspended security guards who stopped Zac Adan on campus.
Students: Places to be awarded usin...

Students: Places to be awarded using actual grades

Williamson seeks to end unfairness in university admissions by switching to offers based on real results.

InsidehigherEd

Career lessons from watching the TV...

Career lessons from watching the TV show 'Shark Tank' (opinion)

Genevieve P. Kanter shares lessons she's learned from the TV show about how scholars can focus their efforts on building a research program that is productive, valued and sustainable.

How to use public engagement effect...

How to use public engagement effectively to educate others and bolster your career (opinion)

Through public engagement, you can educate others as well as bolster your career, writes Erica Gobrogge. To determine which opportunities to pursue, consider a four-step approach.

Colleges should especially support ...

Colleges should especially support low-income women of color during the pandemic (opinion)

Higher education has an obligation throughout the pandemic to provide adequate support to students with intersecting identities, notably low-income women of color, argues Anabella Morabito.

How graduate deans can often be inn...

How graduate deans can often be innovators in the COVID world (opinion)

Graduate school deans' typically moderate, judicious, conciliatory and what some might even call boring approach positions them to be innovators in the COVID world, writes Debra W. Stewart.

Switching to online teaching during...

Switching to online teaching during the pandemic may fundamentally change how faculty approach education (opinion)

The abrupt transition to online teaching during the pandemic may fundamentally change how faculty members approach education, write Shigeru Miyagawa and Meghan Perdue.

Two grad student parents suggest st...

Two grad student parents suggest strategies for surviving the pandemic (opinion)

Laura Cruz and Hoda Ehsan outline a list of strategies they'd like to share with others.

US Govt Dept of Education

Secretary DeVos Opens Nominations f...

Secretary DeVos Opens Nominations for Second Annual Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the call for nominations for the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award, which honors two K-12 educators for excellence in cybersecurity education. Now in its second year, the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award is presented annually to one elementary educator and one secondary educator who instill in their students skills, knowledge, and passion for cybersecurity.
Secretary DeVos Releases Statement ...

Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on The Nation's Report Card Results for 12th Graders

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the new reading and mathematics results for 12th grade students on The Nation's Report Card:
U.S. Department of Education Releas...

U.S. Department of Education Releases Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide

WASHINGTON ? The U.S. Department of Education today released a new Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide, a resource to help parents and guardians understand how digital tools can provide tailored learning opportunities, engage students with course materials, encourage creative expression, and enrich the educational experience.
U.S. Department of Education Announ...

U.S. Department of Education Announces Additional Funding For Earn-and-Learn Opportunities to Prepare Postsecondary Students for Career Success

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today additional funding for the Federal Work Study (FWS) Experimental Sites, an initiative which expands earn-and-learn opportunities for students by removing barriers to off-campus jobs, allowing students to work more hours, and permitting institutions to pay students for work-based learning such as apprenticeships, externships, and clinical rotations.
U.S. Department of Education Uncove...

U.S. Department of Education Uncovers Vast Underreporting of Foreign Gifts and Contracts by Higher Education Institutions

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled a report today detailing the massive failure of many colleges and universities to disclose more than $6.5 billion in funding and resources from foreign sources including China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. Section 117 of the Higher Education Act requires institutions of higher education to transparently report foreign gifts and contracts, yet over the course of the last year, the Department has uncovered billions in unreported financial ties.
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos...

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at Hillsdale College

Thank you, Dr. Arnn, for that kind introduction, for your leadership here, and for your unparalleled commitment to the ?diffusion of sound learning.? That line from Hillsdale?s charter is, by itself, a noble charge. Put in the context of your founding, it becomes a higher calling. Your founders believed then?as we still do today?that education is the means by which we secure the God-given blessings of liberty.

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Setting Up Effective Group Work

Setting Up Effective Group Work

Truly collaborative group work is complex and messy, so we have a few tips and tools to get students working interdependently.
Framing Difficult Feedback for Pare...

Framing Difficult Feedback for Parents

A strategy teachers can use to turn parents into partners when discussing difficult situations involving their kids.
Extending the Silence

Extending the Silence

Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question?and up to two minutes for some questions?improves their learning.
Socratic Seminars in World Language...

Socratic Seminars in World Language Classes

Six tips for using the powerful discussion model with students who are still acquiring the target language.
Finding the Beauty of Math Outside ...

Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class

Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.
Encoding Literacy in Computer Scien...

Encoding Literacy in Computer Science

An instructional coach shares how she and a fellow teacher embedded literacy lessons in his computer science class.

Yahoo

The Trumps are refusing to turn ove...

The Trumps are refusing to turn over the keys to the Bidens ? and Michelle and Barack Obama have had enough

Georgia recount reportedly finds mo...

Georgia recount reportedly finds more than 2,600 ballots that weren't tallied

A 25-year-old man 'had the audacity...

A 25-year-old man 'had the audacity' to make himself a pizza as he stole cash and a delivery car from a California pizzeria, police say

Biden and Harris met with the CEOs ...

Biden and Harris met with the CEOs of Microsoft, Gap, General Motors, and Target to discuss the COVID-19 economic recovery. 'I'm a union guy,' Biden said.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan talks abo...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan talks about the 'exhausted majority' of Americans who are 'fed up with politics'

Ivanka Trump claims the media's "si...

Ivanka Trump claims the media's "silent" on violence against conservatives as Proud Boys clash in DC

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Education Week

WVa education group seeks virtual l...

WVa education group seeks virtual learning until year's end

COVID-19 school turmoil, teacher pa...

COVID-19 school turmoil, teacher pay face Indiana lawmakers

Tribal leaders tackle healthcare, e...

Tribal leaders tackle healthcare, education in annual summit

Changing course, Iowa governor enac...

Changing course, Iowa governor enacts limited mask mandate

Rapid City area schools move to all...

Rapid City area schools move to all virtual instruction

Let's Get Back to School, But Diffe...

Let's Get Back to School, But Differently

To combat the pandemic's impact, districts need smaller classes for the youngest kids, writes former U.S. Ed. Secretary Arne Duncan.

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Huffingtonpost.com

Barbering Behind Bars: Using A Comm...

Barbering Behind Bars: Using A Community Cornerstone For Criminal Justice Reform

A county jail in North Carolina has launched a program to teach detained teen boys about the art of barbering.
Substitute Teacher Fired After Bull...

Substitute Teacher Fired After Bullets Fall Out Of Pockets In Pre-K Class

Although it is not illegal to bring ammunition on school grounds, the teacher will face charges for improperly securing his guns at home.
Muslim Student Attacked In Possible...

Muslim Student Attacked In Possible Bias Incident At New Jersey School

Administrators at East Brunswick High School suspended both the Muslim student and her alleged attacker after the incident.
Morehouse College To Begin Taking T...

Morehouse College To Begin Taking Transgender Men Next Year

Students who transition from male to female, however, will not be automatically eligible to receive a degree from the institution.
Georgetown Students Vote To Give Re...

Georgetown Students Vote To Give Reparations To Descendants Of Slaves Sold To Fund School

If university officials agree, Georgetown would become one of the first major U.S. institutions to provide financial restitution for its role in slavery.
Arizona Repeals Homophobic AIDS Edu...

Arizona Repeals Homophobic AIDS Education Law

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation to remove anti-LGBTQ language from the law.

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2020 BS/MD Results

2020 BS/MD Results

Once again we are publishing a partial list of the BS/MD and BS/DO programs that our students were admitted to this past year. This is not a complete list because many of our students didn’t want their information listed even in an anonymous format. If there is a number after a particular program it reflects...Continue Reading >

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2020 BS/MD Results

2020 Edition of BS/MD Programs, The...

2020 Edition of BS/MD Programs, The Complete Guide, now available

The latest edition of our book, BS/MD Programs, The Complete Guide, with updated programs, is now available. If you are interested in admissions to a BS/MD or BS/DO program, this book will help you understand what you need to do to be competitive for a BS/MD or BS/DO program. In addition, the appendix to the...Continue Reading >

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2019 BS/MD results

2019 BS/MD results

Every year we get requests to post the BS/MD and BS/DO programs where our students have been accepted. These results are not complete because some students prefer not to have their admissions listed but it should give a representative sample of how our students did in the admissions process this year. These are the BS/MD...Continue Reading >

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Ethical Admissions Counseling

Ethical Admissions Counseling

By now we assume you?ve heard the news about perhaps one of the biggest college admissions scandals in recent memory. Trust us when we say that we are shocked and upset at this news. We like to think that we are working within a system where everyone plays fair but it is clear that simply...Continue Reading >

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Ethical Admissions Counseling

2019 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The ...

2019 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The Complete Guide is now available

The latest edition of our book, BS/MD Programs, The Complete Guide, with updated programs, is now available. The link is to Barnes and Noble since Amazon is still showing it as not available. If you are interested in admissions to a BS/MD or BS/DO program, this book will help you understand what you need to...Continue Reading >

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2019 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The Complete Guide is now available

Activities During College

Activities During College

Undergrad is a great time to try out new activities and discover what our passions are. During my time, I was involved in many activities. The most meaningful to me was my position as the President of the Young People?s Project. The Young People?s Project was a program where volunteers created a curriculum and games...Continue Reading >

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Activities During College

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