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Report: Socioeconomic integration critical to closing achievement gap

The Century Foundation is finding that schools see positive impacts on academic equity when schools are integrated socioeconomically.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

New York district pushes for home Wi-Fi before 1:1 tech rollout

The district is working with Verizon and ClassBook.com's OpenRoom to help families understand their connectivity options.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Los Angeles sees declining approval rates for new charters

Charter schools operating in the Los Angeles Unified School District say they're being unfairly scrutinized by officials.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Unpaid school lunches place financial burden on schools

Schools face an ongoing dilemma over the issue, with some attracting negative press for throwing out meals when students can't pay.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

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What should districts keep in mind when weighing new federal testing guidelines?

As ESSA implementation looms on the horizon, the Education Department has issued new assessment guidance under President Obama's Testing Action Plan.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

OECD: Poor US performance not tied strictly to per-pupil spending

A new analysis shows that between 2003 and 2012, the US had no changes in the amount of low-performing students for math and reading — but slight improvement in science.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Higher Learning Commission warns Illinois legislators about budget standoff

The regional accrediting agency has sent letters to the state’s public colleges and universities, asking for more information about their financials amid the state’s ongoing budget crisis.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

How can universities best optimize digital signage?

Digital signs have powerful implications for colleges and universities that want to offer fresh, modern displays while also tracking student engagement.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Berkeley reveals $150M deficit, 6% of its budget

Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks laid out a series of initiatives the institution is considering to improve its financial situation, given consistently low state funding.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Gates Foundation and IHEP partner for new higher ed data framework

The focus on a national metrics framework that takes nontraditional students into account aims to create a far superior foundation for higher education data to improve decision-making.

Feb. 11, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)