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Everyone Knows Graduates Can't Write, But Testing Won't Solve That

Longtime Hillary Clinton compatriot and education nationalizer Marc Tucker recently wrote in his Education Week column on a frequent theme from employers: Many graduates nowadays can’t write, speak, or think worth beans. 685 more words

Classical Education

Focus and Educate Yourself: Education - Part 1

Education is one of the most virulent, debated, and politically explosive issues in our current society.

No more so than now, as a new embattled and controversial president-elect positions his cabinet to take control of our government. 600 more words

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Graduation Rates Compared to Matriculation and Remediation Rates in College

Using recently obtained data from the Georgia Department of Education, we calculated the percentage of 2015 Douglas County graduates who matriculated in a public college and of those who matriculated, the percentage who needed to take at least one remedial course. 181 more words

Low graduation rates further compound the student debt problem, especially for minority students

Tuition is an annual expense for students, and they will continue to make tuition payments until they graduate or until they drop out or stop out from their academic pursuits.  1,958 more words

How Do Parent Centers Improve Our Schools?

Why Have Family Engagement Centers?

Almost everyone universally accepts the failure of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). When I first began teaching, the cornerstone education legislation of George W. 935 more words

DeKalb Schools

So How Much Does Student Departure Cost Your Institution?

By Dr. Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute

In 2013, state and federal governments spent approximately $150 billion on higher education. This includes funding for Pell Grants, state grants, research, and direct subsidies for students. 1,687 more words

Sac State working on two major maintenance projects

Originally published Nov. 7 by The State Hornet

Two maintenance projects with a total cost of $1,406,000 are underway at Sacramento State, using funds allocated to the campus as part of a one-time funding amount for the CSU system of $35 million for deferred maintenance. 982 more words