Daily Dish: The Education News Before the Storm
January 22, 2016 12:31 pm
As we brace for a storm in Washington, D.C., we bring you several education news stories happening around the country:
The Department of Education intends to focus on increasing college completion, especially for traditionally underserved student groups, during the last year of the Obama administration: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-01-21/education-department-to-prioritize-college-completion.
Education Week’s Politics K-12 blog has a roundup of highlights from public comments filed on how the Department of Education should regulate under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
District Administration writes about how more school districts are maximizing free content and utilizing online resources as supplements for textbooks.
Colorado has some ideas for a new remediation model to get more students through college: http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2016/01/21/colorado-a-trailblazer-for-new-remediation-model.html?ana=e_du_pap&s=article_du&ed=2016-01 21&u=rFuEtNnpCoSO1qdFguvKNdYeb8&t=1453418312
And Alabama faces several education technology problems – find out how they are getting solved in edSurge.