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How some liberal arts colleges are adding work-focused courses students want

Small colleges hope that joining the sharing economy can help keep them afloat.

October 6, 2022 | Hechinger Report
To fight teacher shortages, some states are looking to community colleges to train a new generation of educators

In Washington and a handful of other states, would-be teachers can now earn their degrees from community colleges, part of an effort to help diversify the profession.

October 6, 2022 | Hechinger Report
Schools Are Still in Disaster Recovery Mode. They Must Invest in Student and Staff Well-Being.

Disaster-prone communities invest in their resiliency, recovery and future-proofing, and it’s time for schools to do the same, writes Malia Krauss.

October 7, 2022 | EdSurge
College Corps, with California's first state-run tutoring initiative, is off and running

California formally launched its first tutoring initiative for K-12 students Friday when Gov. Gavin Newsom administered a pledge of commitment to hundreds of college students who are participating in a new state-funded service program, #CaliforniansForAll College Corps.

October 10, 2022 | EdSource
Overwhelming demand for online classes is reshaping California’s community colleges

The demand for virtual classes represents a dramatic shift in how instruction is delivered in one of the nation’s largest systems of public higher education and stands as an unexpected legacy of the pandemic.

October 10, 2022 | Los Angeles Times
Improving the Preparation Pipeline for Black Teachers: 5 Ideas From Experts

America’s schools are desperate to diversify their teaching force. Education Week asked five experts to suggest in 250 words or less how the nation’s teacher preparation pipeline can be overhauled to work better for candidates of color, especially those who are Black.

October 11, 2022 | EdWeek
A third of parents say their child struggled in school during 2020-21

In a Child Mind Institute survey, 40% of parents also said their child’s mood worsened during the pandemic due to issues such as anxiety and higher stress.

October 11, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Poll: HS Students Need Good Data to Plan Their Futures. Here’s How to Help

States must ensure schools have solid data, and schools must help students use it, writes Data Quality Campaign's Jennifer Bell-Ellwanger.

October 11, 2022 | The 74 Million
An Idaho Student Won a School Board Seat. He Has a Message for Students Everywhere

Shiva Rajbhandari, a senior at Boise High School in Idaho, was sworn in last month as a member of the Boise School District Board of Trustees, becoming the first student to serve on that city’s school board.

October 11, 2022 | EdWeek