In Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, employers in the energy-extraction industry seek workers with "middle-level skills" in STEM fields.
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March 22, 2017
March 16, 2017
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
March 08, 2017
"Fake news" is one of many reasons why tweens, teens, and young adults mistrust news organizations, according to studies from Common Sense Media and Data & Society.
February 22, 2017
The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and other funders are supporting Rhode Island's efforts to define and research personalized learning in traditional public schools.
February 16, 2017
A new NYU/RAND study found that Ohio e-schools tend to attract low-performing white students, who often fall quickly behind students in regular schools.
February 06, 2017
Three years after inBloom's demise, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong - and how to address persistent data-sharing challenges.
February 01, 2017
A new center at the University of Southern California brings together education and engineering to research sensors-based networks in the classroom.
January 24, 2017
The nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education is a major investor in Neurocore, a company that claims "proven and long-lasting" benefits for children with autism and ADHD despite limited scientific evidence.
January 09, 2017
Long an ed-tech skeptic, Stanford professor Larry Cuban came away "greatly impressed" from a year spent observing Summit Public Schools, AltSchool and approaches to personalized learning.
January 05, 2017
A widely used simulation technology in schools appears to have backfired.