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Funding Opportunity: 2019–2022 McKi...

Funding Opportunity: 2019–2022 McKinney-Vento Competitive Grant Program

The purpose of McKinney-Vento funding is to facilitate the improved attendance, engagement, and academic success of homeless children and youth.
Funding Opportunity: Teacher Divers...

Funding Opportunity: Teacher Diversity Pipeline Pilot

The purpose of the Teacher Diversity Pipeline Pilot program is to assist teacher aides and teaching assistants in attaining the necessary education and professional training to obtain teacher certification.
RFQ #19-028: Smart Start Grant Qual...

RFQ #19-028: Smart Start Grant Qualifications of Professional Development and Support Services Providers

To Assist New York State School Districts in Increasing K-5 Educator Expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Subject Areas, Including Computer Science, as well as Educational Technology
Funding Opportunity: Rescoring Audi...

Funding Opportunity: Rescoring Audit – Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of State Assessment is seeking proposals for a vendor to conduct a rescoring audit on a sample of constructed-responses from English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests in Grades 3 through 8 administered to students on computer.
Funding Opportunity: Additional Gra...

Funding Opportunity: Additional Grants for the Expanded Prekindergarten for Three- and Four-Year Old Students (EPK) 2018–19

The purpose of Additional Grants for Expanded Prekindergarten for Three- and Four-Year Old Students is to increase the availability of high quality prekindergarten placements for high need children and schools within New York State.
Funding Opportunity: Federal Progra...

Funding Opportunity: Federal Program Education Law Legal Consultant

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking services from an established law firm which possesses expertise in Federal Program Education Law and has the capabilities to provide technical assistance, audit review of programmatic operations and training of NYSED staff and sub-grantees about Federal Legislation for Educational Programs.

BBC News Education

'Hundreds of pupils spend week in s...

'Hundreds of pupils spend week in school isolation booths'

More than 200 children spent five consecutive days in an isolation booth in English schools, the BBC has learned.
'Controversial' ideas to be given o...

'Controversial' ideas to be given outlet

A new journal will allow academics to publish controversial articles under a pseudonym.
Bullying: Children point finger at ...

Bullying: Children point finger at adults

Four out of 10 children aged 11-16 say they have seen adults bullying each other in the past six months.
Children are being 'datafied from b...

Children are being 'datafied from birth'

Internet giants and toy-makers should be clear about the data they collect, children's commissioner says.
Oxford University denies it rejecte...

Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

It says it has "not received or turned down any offer or proposal to fund undergraduate scholarships".
Child protection services near cris...

Child protection services near crisis as demand rises

Significant harm investigations have more than doubled in England over a decade - but what do we know about the children most in need?

InsidehigherEd

It's not always good to write your ...

It's not always good to write your résumé and cover letter in a linear chronology (opinion)

A strong job application is not a chronology, writes David A. McDonald.

Tips on how to play a more active r...

Tips on how to play a more active role in your discipline (opinion)

Myron Strong provides tips on how academics can take more active roles in their disciplines.

The need for checks and balances in...

The need for checks and balances in academic research (opinion)

Whatever the mechanism, institutions must put in place a system to halt certain practices that lack morality, argues Nabil Elrouby.

Three mistakes tenure-track faculty...

Three mistakes tenure-track faculty make when being recruited for new jobs (opinion)

Anthony Ocampo and Kerry Ann Rockquemore share the three biggest mistakes tenure-track faculty make when being recruited for new opportunities.

The importance of advocacy efforts ...

The importance of advocacy efforts on behalf of grad student parents (opinion)

Tina Cheuk and Robin Hoecker describe their advocacy efforts on behalf of grad students who are also parents and what they learned in the process.

How grad students can make the most...

How grad students can make the most of the rest of 2018 (opinion)

How can you make the most of the rest of the year? Victoria McGovern explores some ways to answer that question.

US Govt Dept of Education

School Principals at Work?Sage Advi...

School Principals at Work?Sage Advice for New Principals

Principals lead schools in preparing students for successful lives.  They are expected to be leaders and guide administrators through vision, instructional leadership, data analysis and planning.  It seems pretty clear and defined, right?  Yet, most often, if you ask veteran principals if they were prepared to become a principal, they will say ?I thought I was until I found myself sitting in that chair.?  That answer doesn?t mean they weren?t adequately trained and didn?t have sufficient teaching experiences or internships.  It simply means comprehending the significance and complexity of t
Identifying and Addressing Leaks in...

Identifying and Addressing Leaks in the STEM Education Pipeline

Students need a strong foundation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math, including computer science) education to be prepared for the caree
#RethinkSchool: Challenging Journey...

#RethinkSchool: Challenging Journey Empowers Student to Dream Big

When it came time for Miami resident Lily Suquet and her son Ethan to determine which middle school Ethan would attend, they decided to shop around
U.S. Department of Education Fulfil...

U.S. Department of Education Fulfills Administration Promise to Invest $200 Million in STEM Education

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has not only fulfilled but surpassed President Trump's directive to invest $200 million in high-quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), including computer science, education. In total, the Department obligated $279 million in STEM discretionary grant funds in Fiscal Year 2018.
ED Publishes Report on Rural Educat...

ED Publishes Report on Rural Education

Secretary DeVos Releases Guide to H...

Secretary DeVos Releases Guide to Help Families Understand School Report Cards Required by ESSA

WASHINGTON ? Building on her commitment to empower parents and guardians with relevant, transparent information on their local schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today a resource guide to understanding state and local report cards required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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

Democrat Rouda Wins House Race Over...

Democrat Rouda Wins House Race Over California?s Rohrabacher

Democrat Rouda Wins House Race Over California?s RohrabacherHUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a former


Wisconsin High School Students Appe...

Wisconsin High School Students Appear To Give Nazi Salute In Junior Prom Photo

Wisconsin High School Students Appear To Give Nazi Salute In Junior Prom PhotoA photo of Wisconsin high school students appearing to give a Nazi salute went


eBay is releasing its Black Friday ...

eBay is releasing its Black Friday deals early

eBay is releasing its Black Friday deals earlyIn a move to give competitors a run for their money, eBay has launched the


The Latest: Sirisena says he wanted...

The Latest: Sirisena says he wanted to avoid violence

The Latest: Sirisena says he wanted to avoid violenceCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) ? The Latest on Sri Lanka's political crisis (all times local):


Here's Why Tide Detergent Is G...

Here's Why Tide Detergent Is Going to Come in a Shoe Box

Here's Why Tide Detergent Is Going to Come in a Shoe BoxForget about Tide Pods


23 Ways To Eat Corned Beef

23 Ways To Eat Corned Beef

23 Ways To Eat Corned Beef


Independent

University of Central Lancashire la...

University of Central Lancashire launches medical degree that is only open to overseas students

Hospitals may be struggling to overcome immigration laws to recruit new nurses, but for the university sector it is a different story.

Leicester University set to offer U...

Leicester University set to offer US-style flexi-degree courses

A leading university is to offer all its students the chance to study new US-style flexi-degree courses from next September.

Refugee crisis: British universitie...

Refugee crisis: British universities should create scholarships and bursaries for students fleeing violence, say academics

Every university in Britain is being urged to play its part in tackling the migrant crisis by helping make it easier for refugees and asylum-seekers to access higher education.

Cambridge University may bring back...

Cambridge University may bring back entry exam as too many acing A-levels

Cambridge University is considering reintroducing an entrance exam because too many applicants get top marks in their A-levels, in a move that has raised concerns that state school pupils would be put at a disadvantage.

Free school meals for infants 'set ...

Free school meals for infants 'set to be scrapped' under Osborne's spending review

Free meals for infant school pupils are likely to be scrapped in George Osborne?s November spending review, it has been reported.

Parents prepared to pay average fin...

Parents prepared to pay average fine of £210 for taking children on holiday during school term, survey finds

Half of parents from across the UK are prepared to face fines over the next year after admitting they will be taking their children out of school to go on holiday, according to an online travel agency?s research.

Education Week

Principals Crack Down on Harmful St...

Principals Crack Down on Harmful Student Behaviors

Some school leaders are using their leverage to confront students' hazing, drinking, and sexual violence. It's a difficult job.
Wisconsin district investigates boy...

Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute

Family works through dyslexia chall...

Family works through dyslexia challenges

Advanced Placement classes spark su...

Advanced Placement classes spark success, criticism

Program offers at-risk students bas...

Program offers at-risk students basses, tubas

Teacher: Bus drivers evacuated stud...

Teacher: Bus drivers evacuated students amid California fire

Educause

The Role of Campus Leadership in En...

The Role of Campus Leadership in Ensuring IT Accessibility

“Everyone should have an opportunity to participate in higher education.”

With those words, Michael K. Young, President of the University of Washington, opens a new video from his institution’s AccessComputing Project, IT Accessibility: What Campus Leaders Have to Say. Developed with support from the National Science Foundation, this video presents university presidents, chief information officers, and other higher education leaders who stress the importance to higher education of accessibility for persons with disabilities, and of having campus technology environments that support it.

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The Game is Changing. What Will Be ...

The Game is Changing. What Will Be Expected of You?

“When we were doing our studies for the National Academies, the typical first response of university presidents or CFOs or provosts was to say: ‘I understand things are changing very rapidly, but I'll ask my CIO to take care of it. The CIO usually can.’ We would then ask: ‘Suppose you wake up in the morning and come in to your office and nothing works anymore. You can't access e-mail. All of your course systems have collapsed. Who fixes the problem?’ They begin to scratch their heads, and pretty soon it's like the five phases of grief. They start off with denial and anger, move through bargaining and depression, and finally reach acceptance.” — James J. Duderstadt, Change and the Research University

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The Top-Ten IT Issues, 2012

The Top-Ten IT Issues, 2012

EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues, 2012

The EDUCAUSE annual publication of top IT issues has long resonated as a yearly snapshot of the most pressing issues for IT leaders in higher education. At the top of list for 2012:

Updating IT professionals’ skills and roles to accommodate emerging technologies and changing IT management and service delivery models Supporting the trends toward IT consumerization and bring-your-own device Developing an institution-wide cloud strategy

 

Below are the EDUCAUSE Review article summarizing the IT Issues Panel's findings for 2012 and accompanying resources.

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Tune In June 5 -- Rolling Out a BYO...

Tune In June 5 -- Rolling Out a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Program

This free hour-long session, “Rolling Out a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Program,” will offer ideas, sample policy statements and guidelines, and lessons learned for campuses interested in implementing a BYOD strategy for mobile devices on campus.

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related resources.

Interact on Twitter at #EDULive.

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Get Involved with EDUCAUSE -- Volun...

Get Involved with EDUCAUSE -- Volunteer Submissions Are Due June 1

As someone who has a vested interest in higher education IT, you are part of a dynamic and close-knit community where we share new ideas, network with peers, and work toward the common good of the profession.

EDUCAUSE provides opportunities to be an active member by volunteering in a variety of roles, either short- or long-term, throughout the year. These opportunities include:

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Is Agile the Future of Project Mana...

Is Agile the Future of Project Management?

Gartner predicts that by the end of 2012, agile development methods will be used on 80 percent of all software development projects. Project Management Institute’s research shows that agile project management tripled from December 2008 to May 2011, and can help decrease product defects, improve team productivity, and increase business value.

Read the latest article release on agile project management from the Project Management Institute.

To help you apply project management processes at your organization, EDUCAUSE members have access to a selection of professional development resources:

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Huffingtonpost.com

Oklahoma Teachers Prepare For Walko...

Oklahoma Teachers Prepare For Walkout As Red State Revolt Spreads

State legislators fast-tracked a pay raise bill to avoid closures, but teachers say it doesn't come close to adequately funding schools.
Lullaby Of Algebra: How Mixing Musi...

Lullaby Of Algebra: How Mixing Music And Math Helps Engage Students

On and off throughout their lessons, students sing math formulas and do math-related dance moves.
Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools...

Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools After Public Pension Overhaul

Public schools in at least 25 counties were closed on Friday, after teachers refused to show up to work in protest of changes to the state's pension system.
Threat Assessments Crucial To Preve...

Threat Assessments Crucial To Prevent School Shootings

In the small number of very serious threats, schools can recognize the danger, collaborate with law enforcement and keep schools safe.
Howard Students Take Over Building ...

Howard Students Take Over Building To Protest University Embezzlement Scandal

Protesters summoned Rihanna while demanding transparency from university leaders.
Howard University Officials Alleged...

Howard University Officials Allegedly Stole $1 Million, But At Least The Meme Is Sharp

Stylish Tyrone Hankerson Jr. was an irresistible target for his fellow students and the rest of the internet.

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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

2018 BS/MD Results

2018 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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2018 BS/MD Results

2018 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The ...

2018 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The Complete Guide Now Available

The 2018 edition of our book, BS/MD Programs-The Complete Guide is now listed on Amazon.  It shows Temporarily Out of Stock but that is because Amazon hasn’t caught up with the publisher yet. If you order it you should be able to receive it fairly quickly. As we have done every year, the new book...Continue Reading >

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2018 Edition of BS/MD Programs-The Complete Guide Now Available

BS/MD Results for 2017

BS/MD Results for 2017

Every year we get requests to post 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 admissions only. We also had...Continue Reading >

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BS/MD Results for 2017

What Colleges to Visit on Spring Br...

What Colleges to Visit on Spring Break

visit a variety of colleges to get an idea of what you want from a college experience, and on medical rooms we have GE LOGIQ P5 ultrasound machine for our students to work on and learn. They also have masters scholarships for selected students.

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What Colleges to Visit on Spring Break

ACT Adds July Test Date

ACT Adds July Test Date

The ACT has announced that they will start a July test date in July, 2018.   This means that the ACT will now be available 7 months during the year. According to Conquer College, typically students complete all testing by June of their junior year. I will continue to make that recommendation of Hilger Facial...Continue Reading >

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ACT Adds July Test Date

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