Forbes What Cyberthreats Do Higher Education Institutions Face?ForbesNevertheless, a typical higher education institution stores just as much valuable information. Personally identifiable information (including SSNs), payment information and medical records of applicants, students, alumni and faculty are stored and … and more » Read more… Read more
Greenville News Nagging question: Is SC last in education?Greenville NewsAs students return to schools across the state on Tuesday, a nagging question vexes many South Carolinians: Does South Carolina have the worst educational system in the nation? Yes, says a U.S. News & World Report study. Absolutely not, say... Read more
NPR Once Shot For Advocating For Girls’ Education, Malala Is Going To OxfordNPRMalala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of the world’s elite universities. Malala tweeted, “So... Read more
Times Daily UNA enhances ‘human capital’ in ShoalsTimes DailyThe difference in earnings based on education attainment is called the degree earnings premium. The study completed during the 2015-16 school year detailed how much a college degree can improve the lifetime earnings potential for UNA graduates. Read more… Read more
Toledo Blade UT task force suggests expanding sexual misconduct educationToledo BladeAmong the recommendations is a requirement that all incoming students be required to disclose criminal or student conduct complaints filed against them and to expand existing sexual misconduct prevention education required for first-year students to … Read more… Read more
Fortune Education Secretary Betsy Devos Discusses US Educational IssuesFortune“We think that there has been an overreach in many cases on the part of the federal government in really intruding on states’ issues and states’ areas of responsibility as well as trying to engineer things from the federal level in... Read more
WSMV Nashville Officials say education, training needed to combat abuse in schoolsWSMV NashvilleErin’s Law, which passed in 2014, requires all public schools to adopt a sex abuse education curriculum. However, there is no penalty if they don’t. “Unfortunately, not all of the students are using the program, so their... Read more
Common Core debate begins anewTimes DailyMONTGOMERY – The renewed effort to undo the state’s education standards, known as Common Core, is on the Alabama State Board of Education’s work session agenda Thursday. At several recent meetings, at least one board member has asked for a … and more » Read more… Read more
Seattle Times Seattle-area education officials question adequacy, equity of state’s new school-funding planSeattle TimesEducation Lab is a Seattle Times project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. It is produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network and is funded by a grant from the Bill... Read more
Education briefsAlbany Times UnionSARATOGA SPRINGS — The search for a new superintendent of the Saratoga Springs City School District is under way, and the board of education is seeking volunteers to help interview candidates. Michael Piccirillo announced earlier this year he would … Read more… Read more