Leadership, ESSA and makerspaces: The week's most-read education news
This week, Education Dive spoke with experts in both higher ed and K-12 about what makes a good college president and school principal, respectively. And with ESSA implementation coming next school year, we also examined how schools' approaches to serving ELL students will change under the new law.
Additionally, Kenneth Hawthorn, mechatronics teacher at St. Raymond School in Menlo Park, CA and a Dremel Idea Builder Ambassador, shared his thoughts on simple and cost-effective projects to get schools onboard the growing makerspace trend.
Meanwhile in higher ed, the U.S. Department of Education hit DeVry University with sanctions making it eligible to receive Federal funds only under provisional certification through April 1, 2018.
Be sure to check out our look at bandwidth concerns for higher ed CIOs and more in this week's most-read posts from Education Dive!
- What makes a good school principal? Experts share their thoughts on the traits that lead to school success.
- 4 ways ESSA will change how schools serve ELL students: The Every Student Succeeds Act includes key provisions that shift the way schools will have to identify, serve, test and report information about students who do not speak English.
- Making space for makerspaces: One mechatronic teacher offers simple and cost-effective projects to begin 'making' in the classroom.
- What makes a college president? Leading institutional and advocacy officials in higher education discuss the most important characteristics for a 21st century college president.
- DeVry University hit by Dept of Ed sanctions: In a press release Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education announced DeVry University will be eligible to receive federal funds only under provisional certification for up to five years.
- Bandwidth bedlam for CIOs as devices multiply: From smartphones and tablets to smartwatches and TVs, the number of devices and technological capabilities on campuses are creating more network demand than ever before.
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