Author: ERCA

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The Value of #Eddata

Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot about the “dangers” of education data collection and the need to slow or even stop information gathering. A new study, as reported in the Chronicle of Education, highlights just how valuable good education data can be, particularly when it…

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Student #STEM Inspiration

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely of sources. When we think of subjects like STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) or computer coding, we often think of pioneers like Bill Gates or Steve Jobs as sources of inspiration. Typically, a 15-year-old girl isn’t the first person to come…

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#DontQuitOnMe

Through its GradNation initiative, America’s Promise Alliance has been doing some incredibly important work focused on how to improve high school graduation rates and how to ensure every child has an opportunity to succeed, both in high school and beyond. Earlier this fall, GradNation released…