Students who drop out rack up debt without getting the benefits that come with having earned a degree.
Knowing what families of different income and educational levels are currently paying for daycare can inform policy debates over how much taxpayers should spend to help families afford it.
Richard Rusczyk is the founder of the Art of Problem Solving (AoPS), a math curriculum and online learning community that supports students who excel in math.
EdStat: On Average, over the Past 10 Years, Teacher Compensation has Increased by 7.8 Percent for Retirement Benefits
During the same period of time, salaries increased by 1.4 percent a year, on average.
Over one million students drop out of college each year, and colleges do little to bring them back.
Teachers can’t buy food, afford child care, or pay their mortgages with the promise of future benefits — especially ones that never come.
New Evidence From the National Survey of Children’s Health
Katharine Strunk and Paul Bruno find a link between how prospective teachers rate on a tool used to screen them and their later performance on the job.
A number of large-scale reforms have given students more options for completing remediation quickly, and more ways to avoid it altogether.
EdStat: 1,700 Students Begin a Computer-Science Master’s Degree Through Georgia Tech’s Online Program Each Year
Georgia Tech’s online program is the largest computer-science master’s degree program in the United States—and possibly the world.
States should work with teacher prep programs to produce candidates that are more aligned to their needs.
EdStat: Only 54 Percent of School Principals Rate Their Teachers’ Understanding of How Children Learn as “Moderately” or “Very” Good
Though teachers are required to learn some basic principles of psychology as part of their training, many report that their education is too theoretical.
We are facing some real challenges in obtaining the high-quality, diverse teacher workforce that we need.
Who takes online classes? Does online education simply substitute for in-person education or does it serve students who would not otherwise enroll in an educational program?
A new proposal for reforming teacher education
Maybe we need to rethink how teachers’ pay schedules are structured.
When college professors ban laptops, students complain about hand cramps and an inability to read their own handwritten notes.
As the use of smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo becomes widespread in homes, some wonder whether voice-activated technology technology could prove useful in the classroom. Michael Horn joins Marty West to discuss how this might work and what the challenges might be.
Have these new evaluation systems had a net positive or negative effect on our nation’s schools?
Can Georgia Tech’s virtual master’s increase access to education?
An interview with Dan Goldhaber about new research on the impact of disadvantaged kids being assigned less effective teachers.
Congress can take significant steps in the next Higher Education Act toward designing a system that will better serve both borrowers and taxpayers and generate evidence to support bolder policymaking in the future.
Supporters of free college proposals in the U.S. often look to Europe for case studies, but Chile may actually provide a better comparative study.
EdStat: Being Exposed to a Duty-to-Bargain Law for All 12 Years of Schooling Reduces Male Earnings by Almost $1,500 Per Year
“Duty-to-bargain” laws require school districts to negotiate with teachers unions in good faith.