Month: October 2023

The Pokémon Go Effect: How Augmented Reality Could Reshape Classrooms Via Better Education Apps

The Pokémon Go Effect: How Augmented Reality Could Reshape Classrooms Via Better Education Apps During the summer months, children across the nation could be observed exploring various locations, such as neighborhoods, beaches, and malls, all in search of Pokémon. This was made possible by an application that integrates virtual reality with the real world. Through …

Three Chicago Nonprofits Get $55 Million To Help Low-Income Students Graduate, Largest Gift Ever For Communities In Schools

Three Chicago Nonprofits Get $55 Million to Help Low-Income Students Graduate, Largest Gift Ever for Communities in Schools AbbVie, a leading pharmaceutical company, has pledged $55 million to support the educational success of low-income students. This generous donation, announced on Friday, will be distributed among three organizations in Chicago: Communities in Schools, City Year, and …

‘Until Further Notice’: 5 Districts Still Closed After Ian, Disrupting FL’s Ed System

‘Until Further Notice’: 5 Districts Still Closed After Ian, Disrupting FL’s Ed System Receive stories like these directly in your email inbox. Subscribe to Newsletter. In Southwest Charlotte County, there are ten elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools. However, due to the impact of Hurricane Ian, these schools are currently empty with …

The Department Of Education And The Workforce: Why Trump Officials Are Looking To Merge Two Agencies, With A Focus On Better Developing A Modern Workforce

The Department of Education and the Workforce: Why Trump Officials Are Looking to Merge Two Agencies, With a Focus on Better Developing a Modern Workforce The Trump Administration has proposed a radical plan to merge the Education and Labor departments into a single federal agency called the Department of Education and the Workforce. However, gaining …

Marino: D.C. Public Schools Have Seen A Remarkable Turnaround In The Past Two Decades. Here Are 4 Ways To Keep The Progress Going

Marino: D.C. Public Schools Have Seen a Remarkable Turnaround in the Past Two Decades. Here Are 4 Ways to Keep the Progress Going In 1996, the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority, also known as the D.C. Financial Control Board, which took control of the District’s finances in the mid-1990s, released a report titled "Children …

Education Savings Account Bills Fail In Virginia House And Senate

Education Savings Account Bills Fail in Virginia House and Senate Receive stories like these directly to your email inbox. Subscribe to Newsletter. None of the four bills proposed by Republican state legislators in Virginia this year to allow parents to use state education funds for non-public educational opportunities were successful in passing through the General …

Adams: Will NYC Students Have To Repeat A Grade? Can They? Should They? Or Should We Rethink What Being In A Grade Means?

Adams: Will NYC Students Have to Repeat a Grade? Can They? Should They? Or Should We Rethink What Being in a Grade Means? This essay was originally published on the blog New York School Talk. Will They? On April 11, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City announced that due to the coronavirus, all …