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Student Retention: What Public Schools Need to Do to Market Themselves

Joel Gagne | Posted 01.14.2015 | Education
Joel Gagne

What is a public district school to do about all of this increased competition? It's easy. Aggressively market their own schools and take the competition seriously.

Equipping Florida Parents to Expose Jeb Bush's Florida Education 'Miracle'

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The Jeb Bush Florida Education "Miracle" is a sham, Florida parents. Tell all who will listen that you know so.

Student Leaders Offer Simple Solutions to School Challenges

Kyle Redford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Kyle Redford

At the heart of Peer Group Connection is a simple and compelling premise: caring school cultures can be created by students connecting to students in healthy and supportive ways.

Above And Beyond: Raising Retention And Graduation Rates at Community Colleges

Dr. Diane B. Call | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Diane B. Call

Community colleges are a gateway for non-traditional students; many of whom face a diverse set of challenges, and are obliged to balance their studies with the demands of work and family. To help these students maintain momentum, an atmosphere must be established that draws personalized services closer to academic objectives.

An Important STEM Experiment to Watch

James M. Gentile | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
James M. Gentile

Can major universities bring evidence-based teaching into the institutional culture and emulate the successes in student learning, and enhanced retention and degree completion for their large cohorts of students, that is found with much smaller cohorts of students in private, traditionally STEM-strong private liberal arts institutions?

Study: KIPP Charter Schools Pull In More Cash Than Other Schools

Sarah Garland | Posted 06.03.2011 | Education
Sarah Garland

A new study attempts to prove KIPP provides unfair advantages over traditional public schools, including more advantaged students and more private money at their disposal.

Student Retention: There's an App for That

Halle Tecco | Posted 05.28.2011 | College
Halle Tecco

We've seen new social technology and gaming to be remarkably engaging, if not downright addictive. In a world where "there's an app for that," education remains mostly untouched.