Morning Announcements: April 21, 2011
April 21, 2011 04:07 pm
In an op-ed in Inside Higher Ed, a faculty member of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies writes about remediation education being at a crossroads. He asks will we, “ truly seize this moment and create for underprepared students a rich education in literacy and numeracy, or make some partial changes — more online instruction, shortened course sequences — but leave the remedial model intact”?
Eighth-Grade Students Learn More Through Direct Instruction, according to Education Next.
The Michigan Department of Education today released a full list of schools where students are succeeding academically compared to peer schools, despite such factors as poverty, low funding or having an urban or rural location, the Detroit Free Press reports.