The Committee for Economic Development hosted a discussion of how competency-based education could fill gaps in workforce needs.
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October 23, 2015
September 18, 2015
A center to improve high school students' geography skills will be one outcome of the new venture, which gives Rupert Murdoch's family a majority stake.
August 24, 2015
Fifty-four percent of public school parents oppose having teachers in their communities follow the common-core standards, a PDK/Gallup poll found.
March 19, 2015
Digital resources that teach and measure "higher-order" competencies like critical thinking and problem solving, and character qualities like grit and adaptability, are in short supply.
March 13, 2015
A panel at the South by Southwest edu conference explored the potential for using data to match students with career interests and keep them on track to graduation.
March 12, 2015
A spirited debate erupted at SXSWedu about who should take responsibility for college graduates' lack of preparedness for jobs that are available today.
January 30, 2015
Two national business organizations want annual tests kept in the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 30, 2014
The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board's failure to act.
September 17, 2014
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
June 23, 2014
Forty-six percent of school administrators cite mobile device use as a "major factor" in college- and career-readiness instruction for students.