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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.
Funding Opportunity: New York State...

Funding Opportunity: New York State Integration Project – Professional Learning Community (NYSIP-PLC) Grant Phase III, 2020–2023

The purpose of the NYSIP-PLC program is to increase student achievement in New York State Title I Schools, particularly those schools identified for improvement, by encouraging greater integration by race and ethnicity, as well as socioeconomic, special education, and English language learner/Multilingual learner (ELL/MLL) status in Title I schools.
Funding Opportunity: The New York S...

Funding Opportunity: The New York State Center for School Safety (CFSS) Technical Assistance Center

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Student Support Services (SSS) is seeking proposals for the operation of the New York State Center for School Safety (CFSS), a statewide technical assistance center for schools. The services that the Center provides to school districts are critical to the health and safety of students, district and school staff, families and communities throughout the State.

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Schools in poorer areas lack catch-...

Schools in poorer areas lack catch-up cash

Schools in disadvantaged areas could be "badly placed" for funding, says Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Cyber threat to disrupt start of un...

Cyber threat to disrupt start of university term

The National Cyber Security Centre warns that universities face a rising wave of cyber-attacks.
Coronavirus: Swansea's Olchfa schoo...

Coronavirus: Swansea's Olchfa school sends home 455 pupils

One of Wales' biggest schools sends home most of its sixth form.
Staff blamed for Covid outbreak at ...

Staff blamed for Covid outbreak at Bacup primary school

The eight staff were "ill advised" to attend a party for a former colleague, the head told parents.
Williamson defends use of calculate...

Williamson defends use of calculated exam grades

Education secretary tells MPs replacement grades was right idea, but system had too many errors.
Coronavirus: 'Booking a test is lik...

Coronavirus: 'Booking a test is like getting Harry Potter tickets'

Facing "unsustainable" absences, teachers say the government has not kept its promises on testing.

InsidehigherEd

The importance of recognizing and a...

The importance of recognizing and articulating the work experience Ph.D.s have already gained (opinion)

Grad students should recognize and articulate the work experience they've gained through teaching and their dissertation, and academic departments should help them to do so, writes Erica Machulak.

A professor contemplates the first ...

A professor contemplates the first time in years that he didn't spend the first day of classes helping lost students (opinion)

Robert McEachern contemplates the first time in many years that he didn't spend the first day of classes roaming the halls of his university helping students who couldn't find their way.

A STEM instructor offers tips for g...

A STEM instructor offers tips for giving students feedback that he's learned from the performing arts (opinion)

Andrew L. Gillen, an instructor who predominantly teaches STEM classes, offers some effective lessons he's learned from the performing arts.

The advantages of blogs and how to ...

The advantages of blogs and how to effectively incorporate them into your courses (opinion)

Blogs offer many benefits, including encouraging students to be more engaged, writes Annette Vee, who provides tips on how to incorporate them most effectively into your courses.

The rewards of research collaborati...

The rewards of research collaboration that takes a slowed-down approach rooted in ongoing dialogue (opinion)

Delia Dumitrica and Georgia Gaden Jones describe the rewards of research collaboration that takes a slowed-down approach rooted in interaction and ongoing dialogue.

Some best practices for college emp...

Some best practices for college employees with care responsibilities during the pandemic (opinion)

Many people on campuses are struggling to balance work and caregiving these days, and Amy Armenia, Sharon Carnahan and Alice Davidson offer advice on how to support them.

US Govt Dept of Education

Secretary DeVos Launches New Web To...

Secretary DeVos Launches New Web Tool to Help Parents, Educators Easily Access School Spending Data

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a new user-friendly website today that clearly shows how much money each school spends per student.  The tool will radically increase transparency as parents and local leaders seek to understand funding levels and differences between schools. States are required by the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to provide this funding information called Per Pupil Expenditure (PPE). Unfortunately, each state provides the information in different ways and places?some more transparently than others.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy D...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Delivers on Promise to Protect Free Inquiry and Religious Liberty

WASHINGTON ? Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered on her promise to protect free inquiry and religious liberty on campus by publishing the Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities final rule. The new rule will ensure that public institutions of higher education uphold fundamental rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S.
Secretary DeVos Congratulates 2020 ...

Secretary DeVos Congratulates 2020 President's Education Awards Program Recipients

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated the 2020 President's Education Awards Program (PEAP) recipients, recognizing nearly 1.75 million elementary, middle, and high school graduates on their educational accomplishments. The students come from more than 18,750 public, private, and military schools from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and American military bases abroad.
Secretary DeVos Issues New Distance...

Secretary DeVos Issues New Distance Learning Regulations to Spur High-Quality Distance and Competency-Based Programs, Better Serve Diverse Population of Higher Education Students

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued final rules today that govern distance learning in higher education and promote educational innovation to better serve the needs of an increasingly diverse population of students.
Secretary DeVos Fully Implements Pr...

Secretary DeVos Fully Implements President Trump's Presidential Memorandum Extending Student Loan Relief to Borrowers Through End of Year

WASHINGTON ? Acting on President Trump's Presidential Memorandum signed August 8, 2020, Secretary DeVos directed Federal Student Aid (FSA) to extend the student loan relief to borrowers initiated in March 2020 through December 31, 2020.
Secretary DeVos Launches Grant Prog...

Secretary DeVos Launches Grant Program to Promote Institutional Resiliency and Expand Educational Opportunity for Students

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a new grant program designed to help institutions of higher education emerge from the coronavirus pandemic more resilient and better able to expand educational opportunities for students. 

Edutopia

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

Woodward joins Yahoo News' '...

Woodward joins Yahoo News' 'Skullduggery' podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump book

Woodward joins Yahoo News' 'Skullduggery' podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump bookThe author and investigative journalist sat down with the Yahoo News ?Skullduggery? podcast for a wide-ranging discussion conversation about ?Rage,? his new book on the Trump presidency.


Man, woman who died in California f...

Man, woman who died in California fires didn't evacuate because of 'erroneous information'

Man, woman who died in California fires didn't evacuate because of 'erroneous information'Fires ravaging California, Oregon and Washington have killed at least 34 people, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures and charred an area about the size of New Jersey.


Poll shows major decline in support...

Poll shows major decline in support for BLM movement across US over last three months

Poll shows major decline in support for BLM movement across US over last three monthsPew Research Centre survey compared results from June and September


Fact check: Kamala Harris never cal...

Fact check: Kamala Harris never called Joe Biden 'trash'; quote is from 2019 blog post

Fact check: Kamala Harris never called Joe Biden 'trash'; quote is from 2019 blog postA viral post online claims that Sen. Kamala Harris called former VP Joe Biden "trash." The quote is misattributed ? it's from a blog post, not Harris.


Letters to the Editor: If the L.A. ...

Letters to the Editor: If the L.A. County Sheriff's Department won't clean up its act, disband its union

Letters to the Editor: If the L.A. County Sheriff's Department won't clean up its act, disband its unionAngering the people the department serves while stoking the pain fellow deputies is escalation, pure and simple. It has to end.


Mysterious brain found wrapped in f...

Mysterious brain found wrapped in foil on Lake Michigan beach, police say

Mysterious brain found wrapped in foil on Lake Michigan beach, police say?I popped it open and it looked like a chicken breast ? kind of.?


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Education Week

An Open Letter to a Parent Afraid o...

An Open Letter to a Parent Afraid of Anti-Racist Education

Black Lives Matter, climate change, family separation? All appropriate classroom topics, writes Christina Torres.
School board keeps class virtual de...

School board keeps class virtual despite in-person proposal

Fewer Kids, Less Money: How the Pan...

Fewer Kids, Less Money: How the Pandemic Puts Districts in a Bind

Enrollment snags, head-count problems, and more home schooling could end up costing districts millions in funding based on the annual tally of how many students actually show up.
NYC again delays in-person learning...

NYC again delays in-person learning for most students

Employee coronavirus case keeping 1...

Employee coronavirus case keeping 100 Cheyenne students home

NC lieutenant governor: Reopen scho...

NC lieutenant governor: Reopen schools without mask mandate

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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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2019 BS/MD results

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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