By Amanda McElfresh, Nola.com This story is brought to you by Education Reform Now More than ever, schools and organizations in New Orleans are forging stronger connections between students and long-term job opportunities. The shift has occurred in recent years, beginning after Hurricane Katrina and only growing more robust since then. New Orleans public schools […]
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By Ken Stickney, The Acadiana Advocate Leading educators promoted a mission of educating Louisiana people, including that hard-pressed portion of the population with a high school degree or less, for success in the workforce. Kim Hunter Reed, commissioner of higher education; Holly Boffy, who represents District 7 of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary […]
By Penny Bauder, Founder of Green Kid Crafts — Thrive Global As a part of my series featuring accomplished women in STEM and Tech, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kellie Lauth, CEO of mindSpark Learning and District STEM Coordinator for Adams 12 Five Star School District. She directs the mindSpark Learning team in disrupting the […]
At City Summit 2018, 50 cities committed to new initiatives to support their innovation economies. NLC’s City Innovation Ecosystems program collects and tracks these commitments in order to showcase successes, identify best practices and connect peer cities who can learn together. Here we share the story of one city’s work: In a city where the unofficial slogan […]
By Erika Ferrando, WWL Everyone wants to make a lot of money, right? Well, it’s no surprise that it takes a lot of work to be successful, but does that mean college is always the best route to achieve that success? There are many jobs out there that pay well and only require a high […]
By Penny Bauder, Authority Magazine Asa part of my series featuring accomplished women in STEM and Tech, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kellie Lauth, CEO of mindSpark Learning and District STEM Coordinator for Adams 12 Five Star School District. She directs the mindSpark Learning team in disrupting the educational landscape, empowering teachers with robust professional […]
By Lara Korte, Statesman Joseph TenBarge, the University of Texas’ assistant dean for instructional technology and facilities, runs something similar to a live TV studio. There are cameras, producers and even sometimes a “live studio audience.” But when the lights switch on and the camera starts rolling, it’s not a host who does the talking […]
By Laura Fay, LA School Report Who should own education data? If you ask the Data Quality Campaign’s Brennan McMahon Parton, it’s the community — students and their families have the right to know how their schools are doing for all students, she says. But some states are making that pretty difficult. That’s why her […]
By Farah Stockman, New York Times The offer of a new life arrived in the mail for the son of a laid-off steelworker: a scholarship to St. Louis University, where he dreamed of studying computer science. But Tyler Holdener’s excitement quickly curdled into anxiety after he realized he would have to borrow nearly $14,000 a […]
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) have been awarded a $250,000 EE Ford Educational Leadership Grant, becoming the first school to ever receive two such grants from the EE Ford Foundation. St. Andrew’s previously was awarded the leadership grant, the largest one the EE Ford Foundation annually hands […]
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