The California State University and the California Faculty Association reached
an agreement to provide a 1.34 percent raise to all full-time
equivalent faculty members.
Washington teacher Tammie Schrader is so enthusiastic about computer
games in education that she thinks they can be used to teach programming skills
that lead to college - starting in middle school.
A day after L.A.'s school district handed out iPads to kids at two of its campuses, the school board's Technology Committee jumped into the program that will put a tablet computer in the hands of every student by this time next year.
Faculty and staff of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo gathered
for a celebratory luncheon in honor of the college's renewed accreditation at
the Tays Special Events Center on Friday.
UC Berkeley has emerged from the California recession with a new
chancellor, new plans for helping liberal arts majors nail down a
career, and a commitment to
remain a public resource despite relying on private dollars.
New Mexico scholarships could be scaled back as soon as next year if a solvency
fix is not approved during next year's 30-day legislative session, according to Higher
Education Secretary Jose Garcia.
President Obama announced plans today for a new college rating
system to show which schools provide the "best value"
and eventually could be tied to student financial aid offers.
President Obama joked away an opening flub at the University of Buffalo before settling down to discuss was to improve the value of a college education, encourage competition and innovation, and find ways to help students manage loans and debt.
President Obama Thursday is to propose ways of making college more affordable by
reshaping how Americans pay for higher education, the White House said.
Colleges and universities are increasingly turning to online education, yet students are disinclined to do the work and schools are reluctant to offer credit.
A majority of Americans said U.S. schools should teach soft skills, including
how to collaborate and how to set meaningful goals, a poll indicates.
News anchor and journalist Soledad O'Brien is slated to moderate an education panel at Festival People en Espanol in San Antonio over the Labor Day weekend, with U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro and journalist Pamela Silva-Conde joining her.
Standardized tests of Hispanic and black students in Greenwich, Conn., trailed their white and Asian peers' results by wide margins, a trend
highlighted by foundering performances among Hispanic pupils at the school
district's two racially unbalanced schools.
Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp thinks Johnny Manziel and other student athletes should be allowed to sell autographs for money.
The University of Georgia is taking preemptive steps to avoid its own Johnny Manziel
scandal, and has been doing so for a while now.