News From the Field
Catch top headlines sharing relevant news and stories about Linked Learning practices, schools, and students.
Study: Students from Different Fields Perform No Differently on Tests of Valued College and Career Skills
Students from different fields of study – such as the humanities or STEM – do not perform any differently on tests of critical thinking, problem solving, and written communication skills, according to new research from non-profit The Council for Aid to Education, Inc. (CAE).
Over the past two years, the nonprofit Digital Promise has been leading research into why schools have found it difficult to recruit and retain teachers of color—and to try to work with teachers of color in districts around the country to find new approaches that work better.
A new report tracking students between the ages of 18 and 64 who returned to their studies found in the 2020/2021 academic year, over 944,200 students, or 2.4% of 39 million, re-enrolled in higher education, and 60,400 students earned a credential within one year of re-enrollment. For those students who re-enrolled in the previous year, 531,700 persisted into the next year.
While early top spending categories from federal relief money focused on mitigating COVID-19 spread and making investments in technology and broadband, the third and last allotment of funding concentrated on addressing learning loss, a survey of school district finance leaders shows.
Arizona CTE school district finds that starting career literacy early, with fun, hands-on experiences improves outcomes.
It's time for universities to evolve when it comes to job training, or else they will risk becoming obsolete, writes Kevin Fauzie.
Larry Ferlazzo discusses the question "What do you think many teacher-credentialing programs should be teaching that they might not be doing now?" with a number of educators and leaders.
More recognition, flexible schedules, and better pay are among the keys to improving teacher morale, a panel of education experts said in a candid discussion about a “profession in crisis.”
Alabama, like many states, saw its nursing shortage only grow worse during the pandemic. Nurses are one of the top 25 highest-demand positions in Alabama, with more than 4,500 annual openings for RNs and LPNs. To address its shortage, Alabama has developed its first nursing apprenticeship program for licensed practical nurses and registered nurses.