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Disaster-prone communities invest in their resiliency, recovery and future-proofing, and it’s time for schools to do the same, writes Malia Krauss.
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.
Small colleges hope that joining the sharing economy can help keep them afloat.
Community college-based teaching programs are rare, but growing. They can dramatically cut the cost and raise the convenience of earning a teaching degree, while making a job in education accessible to a wider diversity of people.
The free tool, called SkillsEngine, contains a large digital library of skills—more than 20,000 of them—needed for all the jobs you can think of—and, importantly, for occupations that don’t even exist yet.
Preparing students for future political engagement ranked last when teachers were asked about the purpose of civics and citizenship education. The two topics are also often siloed into specific subjects, such as social science, rather than covered by teachers throughout a school’s curriculum, a new analysis finds.
Online training sessions and students' recommendations are helping speed up the process of filling open slots.
The $20 million will enable the new Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools to create an endowment, producing $800,000 to $1 million annually, said Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson, who is on the foundation board.
Career programs need buy-in from both employers and students, but who is going to move first? WorkShift talked with George Vinton, CEO of Common Group, about that challenge and more.