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A Lack of New Teachers Effects Urban American Schools

Posted on August 25, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Qualified Public School Teacher

The declining rate of qualified new public school teachers in urban American school districts has reached problematic proportions in the last few years. As a result, schools all over the country are experiencing a sharp decline in funding and performance as well as an increase in the dropout rate. According to Jason Amos (Alliance for […]

Improve Test Scores with Better Nutrition

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Student Nutrition

The pressure to improve test scores brings higher requirements of children at earlier ages. Yet, studies have shown that homework and study alone do not contribute to test score improvement. Many social and economic factors play a part in the success of students as well. Proper nutrition, in particular, contributes to concentration, energy, and mood […]

San Francisco Schools Ban Students From Drinking Chocolate Milk

Posted on August 23, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

School lunches have been notoriously unhealthy and disgusting since the beginning of time. But San Francisco schools are trying to change the unhealthy part by cutting out a lot of sugar in the lunches. Baked sweets like cookies and brownies are forbidden, as are soft drinks and candy. Chocolate milk is the next item to […]

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Educational Television Gives Traditional Shows a Facelift

Posted on August 22, 2017 in Digital Transformation Education Educational Television Public Education Public Education in America

The face of educational television may have changed over the years, but there are still some recognizable standards out there that many parents enjoyed when they were young. The key to children’s educational television—create something kids love that doesn’t make parents crazy. There’s a reason the likes of Calliou are not still on today. Many […]

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How Technology is Shaping Public Education

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Digital Transformation Education Public Education Public Education in America

The latest technology and digital trends have a great deal of potential when it comes to improving the quality of public education. From software applications able to improve communication between teachers and students to personalized learning and the use of sophisticated data analytics in order to determine a course syllabus or to better optimize the […]

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Public Education

Posted on August 20, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

There are a lot of debates going on about the public school system in the United States today. Despite all of the money invested into these programs, students from the United States continue to fall behind students from other nations on test scores. Political leaders constantly talk about how to reform the system, but few […]

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The Student Loan Issue

Posted on August 19, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Student Loan Debt Student Loan Issue

One of the biggest issues facing the economy today is the student loan crisis. There are millions of people who have borrowed too much money to go to college. To make things worse, these students are not landing jobs in their field because the job market is weak. There are now millions of people who […]

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Why the American Public Education System is in a Crisis

Posted on August 18, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

Every time schools open, Americans are usually reminded of former Secretary of Education Ms. Shirley Hufstedler who once stated that the teaching career has the strongest calling. This is because parents entrust teachers with their most precious resource; kids. Anyone who keenly follows education matters can’t agree more. Unfortunately, America is currently experiencing a crisis […]

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Strange Things Happening In Public Education

Posted on August 17, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

Public education is seeing some very strange changes in recent days. Mitch Daniels, the former two-term Governor of Indiana is a key player in some of these changes. He is the current President of the University of Perdue, and he took the unmatched step of using the resources of that University to purchase a private […]

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The Role of Google in Changing Public Education in America

Posted on July 5, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

Google is known for many things but they are changing the public education throughout the country. They are doing this by providing students with free apps and cheap computers. To make this a reality for public education, Google has created a platform called Google Classroom that allows teachers to create assignments. As for the students, […]

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