Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Pell for Students Who Are Incarcerated Experimental Site Initiative Abstract: Through the Pell for Students who are Incarcerated experiment (also known as Second Chance Pell) the Department of Education will provide selected eligible postsecondary institutions with a […]Read More Second Chance Profit
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Natural Experiments and Model Career-Focused Schools: An Environmental Scan Type of Review: A new information collection. Abstract: The purpose of this collection is to determine the extent to which there are natural circumstances that approximate random assignment […]Read More Why?
On Saturday, students from area schools performed a play that they wrote titled, “Breaking the School to Prison Pipeline.” Under the guidance of Robert Ricks from Down in the Dirt Productions, these students were able to voice their dissatisfaction with the current system of education that does little to educate them. Taken from their own […]Read More Play Time
Ideology: A system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy; the science of ideas; the study of their origin and nature. In the following video, Brigitte Gabirel offers a thought provoking response to a very critical question, “How can we fight an ideological war with […]Read More The Peaceful Majority Is Deadly Silent
In one week Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving by eating great measures of food and then settling in to watch football. Some will take a nap to prepare for the “Black Friday” event taking place at midnight. In giving thanks for the plenty with which we in America are blessed, we forget how blessed we truly […]Read More Giving Thanks
Competency-based learning or Competency-Based Education and Training is an approach to teaching and learning more often used in learning concrete skills than abstract learning. It differs from other non-related approaches in that the unit of learning is extremely fine grained. Rather than a course or a module every individual skill/learning outcome, known as a competency, […]Read More Not Later – Now
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-2018 Recruitment for 2017 Operational Field Test Abstract: The Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-2018 is the first study sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, within the Institute of Education […]Read More Registered Collection