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A handful of conventional colleges and universities are adding three-year degrees as students and families increasingly chafe at the more than four years it now takes most of those earning bachelor’s degrees to finish — and the resulting additional cost.
After the pandemic disrupted their high school educations, students are arriving at college unprepared
Professors are scrambling to fill learning gaps and fend off what they say will be inequitable consequences.
“The way we test students on typical standardized tests has little or nothing to do with the way real world problems present themselves,” said Sternberg, a psychometrician who’s developed several theories related to creativity, intelligence and testing.
High schools are uniquely positioned to affirm the worth — and support the mental health — of Black youth, writes Wenimo Okoya.
If we don’t quickly figure out how to foster academic recovery, too many talented Black and Latino students will be shut out from high-paying STEM careers, writes Tim Daly and Dan Goldhaber.
The pandemic is driving principals out, and preparation programs don’t give them the support they need, writes Elina Alayeva and Leah Hamilton.
SEL helped our students before the pandemic, and those same skills have supported them throughout this crisis, in which student engagement and connection with peers, teachers and staff is needed more than ever before, writes Jenine De Marzo, Ed.D, an SEL trainer and health and physical education teacher at Urban Assembly Media High School in New York City.
We risk raising children without empathy for those with different backgrounds, writes Karen V. Hansen, professor of sociology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University, and Nazli Kibria, professor of sociology at Boston University.
Educators say SEL is intended to help kids cope with problems and succeed in school, but angry parents don’t see it that way.