The Education Institution of the Future is Here – It’s Up to Leaders to Seize It

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) By Vanessa LoVerme Akhtar, Ed.D. Kotter International In many ways, higher education is much the same today as it has been for generations. Although significantly more of the population attends college than in our grandparents’ era, post-secondary institutions have largely maintained the status quo. And, they More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Julia Steiny: Online Interactions Are Cultivating Anti-Social Boys

(Photo: Creative Commons) By Julia Steiny The boy shrugs off a question for maybe the 10th time that afternoon.  He seems incapable of simple human interaction.  Mom tries to talk for him as he wriggles and More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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House Republicans Pass Changes to Free School Meals

(Photo: AP) US Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) had his bill approved by a divided House panel last week, with the goal of easing nutritional standards in the current federal school lunch program and making it more More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Kansas Seeks to Ban Gender Birth Certificate Modifications

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Kansas lawmakers are attempting to prevent transgender individuals from modifying their birth certificates to reflect their gender identity. Rather, state regulations will mandate More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Children’s Brains Activated by Mother’s Voice, Study Says

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) When children hear their mothers speak, many more brain areas are activated than when kids hear other peoples’ voices. This brain reaction is a predictor of a young person’s More...

By admin On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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AIR Report Offers New Model for Calculating College Grad Rates

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) American Institutes for Research, a nonpartisan non-profit that conducts behavioral and social science research, has released a report titled “Toward Improved Measurement of More...

By admin On Saturday, May 21st, 2016
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Study Links Young Adults’ Social Media Use with Body Image

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) Habitual use of social media by young adults is connected with increased issues surrounding eating habits and body image, according to a new study. Young adults who spent the More...

By admin On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Mississippi School District Ordered to Desegregate

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A federal court has ordered a town in Mississippi to desegregate its high schools and middle schools, thus ending a fifty-year long legal battle over integration. The United States More...

By admin On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Report Challenges Benefits of Universal Preschool

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A report published by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think-tank, has detailed the consequences of universal preschool, making the argument that mounting evidence suggests More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Texas Supreme Court Finds Education Funding Constitutional

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) After three decades, the Texas Supreme Court has unanimously agreed that the state’s school funding system is constitutional. The decision confirms Gov. Greg Abbott’s More...