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Ideas and Actions for Educational Excellence – An International Conference (21–23 September 2018, Nanjing, China)

Ideas and Actions for Educational Excellence – An International Conference (21–23 September 2018, Nanjing, China) As globalisation accelerates, educational...

Academic News| How to reverse grade inflation and help students reach their potential

Many of us, if we’re lucky, can fondly recall a time in elementary school when our parents proudly posted one of our A papers on the refrigerator door. Maybe...

Academic News| FBI Memo: Ed Tech Data Collection Poses Risk to Student Privacy, Safety

Vast student data collection by education technology companies and school districts could put children at risk, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said...

Academic News| How effective is teacher relicensure across the country?

States purport to use teacher relicensure to maintain educator quality and facilitate professional development. Yet according to a recent New America report by...

Academic News| Grade Inflation in High Schools (2005–2016)

Although the vast majority of American parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level, in reality two-thirds of U.S. teenagers are ill-...

Academic News |When Learning Social Skills, Special Ed Students Do Best When Grouped by Social Ability, Not by Disability, Study Finds

When a teacher narrows her eyes, some students might assume she’s concentrating. Others might think she’s angry. Some might just have no idea. From reading...

Academic News| More students are taking AP exams, but researchers don’t know if that helps them

Let’s start with the good news: Over the last two decades, a rapidly increasing number of students have taken and passed Advancement Placement exams, which are...

Academic News| Education transforms livesWhen Learning Social Skills, Special Ed Students Do Best When Grouped by Social Ability, Not by Disability, Study Finds

When a teacher narrows her eyes, some students might assume she’s concentrating. Others might think she’s angry. Some might just have no idea. From reading...

Academic News| A New Test in Cleveland's Schools

CLEVELAND — WHILE talking with Lynn Lotas and Debbie Aloshen, it's not long before the subject of young children's health comes up. The two longtime nurses –...