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HIGHER EDUCATION

New Data Show Wider Repayment Gap Between Low- and High-Income Borrowers

New data reveal a larger divide between the rate at which high- and low-income borrowers repay their student loans.

HIGHER EDUCATION
New Data Show Wider Repayment Gap Between Low- and High-Income Borrowers

New data reveal a larger divide between the rate at which high- and low-income borrowers repay their student loans.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
What “Transforming the Workforce” Says About Leaders

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Reports Offers Promising Examples of PreK-3rd Alignment Work

Pre-K should be followed by kindergarten through third grade classrooms that are well-aligned


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Taking A Look at Transitional Kindergarten in California

In 2010 California embarked on an experiment to create a new grade level for the 4-year-olds inside its public schools,


HIGHER EDUCATION
How the G.O.P. Became For-Profit College Abuse Deniers

Much like climate change, Republicans deny that there have been for-profit college abuses


HIGHER EDUCATION
Fewer Borrowers Are Repaying Their Loans Than Previously Thought

The US Department of Education announced a critical error in the way it had previously been calculating repayment rates.


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Increasing the Impact of the Department of Education’s Competitive Grants

The Department of Education issued a new open licensing rule today for its competitive grant programs.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Multilingual Paraprofessionals Highlight Barriers to Entering the Teaching Profession

A new paper uses focus group data with multilingual paraprofessionals to explore barriers to entering teaching.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Students’ No. 1 Higher Education Obstacle May Surprise You

When college students were asked about the major obstacles with pursuing a college education, the cost of textbooks took first place.


CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Reconnecting opportunity youth through work-based learning

An OECD report debuted at New America explores strategies for building shared success for at-risk youth and their employers.


HIGHER EDUCATION
The Case for Expanding Gainful Employment Under Trump

The Trump Administration should adopt the Gainful Employment standard for all postsecondary education programs.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Laptops in the Classroom Stops Lecturing, Not Learning

Laptop and technology bans preserve and protect lectures, not learning.