District of Columbia, United States of America Education Recent News, Events and Opinion on Allvoices
Front Page

Just In District of Columbia Education News

 
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 13:59:54 -0700 | education-news

Project Green Room's mission is to push lawmakers to come up with a real solution for the US' $17 trillion debt. The group has 2,000 social media followers and 45 two thousand  unpaid volunteers. A second organization, at Ohio State...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
Breaking News: OSHA Campus Online Revisits the ‘Internet Learning' Trend
 
Posted by: Mike Casey

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 13:19:51 -0700 | education-news

Internet-based learning proves to be a worthy opponent for traditional, in-person education, OSHA Campus Online says. Not only is it more affordable to take work-related training courses and college credits online, it is also much more convenient. Though the online...
Credibility      Reach    
Views: 56   News Stories: 1
Blog Posts: 1 0 1 0
 
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 13:02:23 -0700 | education-news

The poll also showed that only about one-half of students felt that they were allowed to do what they are best at during the school day; while 7 in 10 K-12 students, said that they felt that their teachers were...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 14:11:34 -0700 | education-news

O Coursera Inc., the online education company sporting  7 million registered users, added considerable weight to its branding this week by announcing that former Yale University president Richard C...Guttenplan of The New York Times, Levin said that the company will...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 14:11:32 -0700 | education-news

In 2009, Maryland set a goal to have 55% of its population college educated by 2025. It is already at 48%, which is ahead of pace to achieve this goal. The new plan would help students from low income [...]...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:14:23 -0700 | education-news

Public Policy Institute of California Senior Fellow Hans Johnson is afraid that there will be 1 million fewer college graduates than will be necessary in the work force in 2025.  Even if high school dropouts are not taken into consideration...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:14:22 -0700 | education-news

Minority and economically disadvantaged students who have excelled at the elementary and junior high levels are twice as likely not to take college admission tests, score lower on [...] Many high-achieving minority or economically disadvantaged students tend to do worse...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 12:32:11 -0700 | education-news

It's written by Lisa Graham Keegan, a nationally recognized educator and political leader who has had to deal with her father's desertion of the family, discovery that she is carrying a [...] by Joe Nathan Simple Choices is one of...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 11:51:11 -0700 | education-news

Schools   The University of Wisconsin-Madison is teaming up with the local Madison Metropoltian School District to promote teacher and principal quality and diversity, according to Pat Schneider in the Capital Times. Many people offer ways to close opportunity gaps...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 10:51:45 -0700 | education-news

Several years ago, businesses were  unlikely to hire someone with an online degree and students did not trust the quality of an online education as much as they do today. Americans' trust in the quality of online classes and majors...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 10:25:28 -0700 | education-news

Part-time instructors typically earn less and receive little if anything by way of benefits such as health insurance. As a result they have become a fundamental feature of the model that sustains community colleges, the report said. That's because as...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Source: Education Week

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 07:09:37 -0700 | education-news

Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday. The 87-8 approval comes a day after the...
Credibility  
Views: 5   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education Week

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 14:48:16 -0700 | education-news

Department of Education's research armthe Institute of Education Scienceswould get a makeover under a bipartisan bill passed unanimously by the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee last week and aimed at providing more relevant, but equally rigorous, research.
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Posted by: dclifecounseling

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 23:56:46 -0700 | education-news

Your niche is the place where your background and abilities best align with the needs of your target employers. The fact that there are so many job seekers pursuing so few jobs right now (5 1/2 seekers per opening) makes...
Credibility      Reach    
Views: 4   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Education News

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 13:07:22 -0700 | education-news

S In 2012, the number of stay-at-home mothers rose to 29%, a 6 percentage point increase over 1999s total of 23%. The number is still a distant cry from the 49% of mothers who did not work outside the home...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 

Build Your Allvoices Brand. Gain Influence. Make Money.

Join the Build Your Allvoices Brand Incentive Program



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.