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Black Mothers and Microschools

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  Microschools have been around for a few decades, but their value rose during the pandemic. An Arizona-based organization, Black Mothers Forum, strives to give students of color Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Black Mothers and Microschools
January 30, 2023

Microschools have been around for a few decades, but their value rose during the pandemic. An Arizona-based organization, Black Mothers Forum, strives to give students of color opportunities that have eluded them through mainstream education channels. Arizona awarded the Black Mothers Forum micro school $3.5 million in 2021 to develop up to 50 additional […]

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Building the Whole Person Project to Address Chronic Underemployment
January 20, 2023

The world of workforce has moved the needle to really adapt the system for current needs, but with continued chronic underemployment, a whole-person approach is not currently standard in the system for workforce development. Why should it be? In part 1 of this 2-part episode, DisruptED, host Ron J. Stefanski speaks with off-the-charts GSD […]

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The Buying and Selling of American Education
January 17, 2023

According to a Public School Review article by Kate Barrington from May 2022, the American public education system is not keeping up with the times and is facing many serious problems. Barrington addresses fifteen issues plaguing U.S. education, from lack of funding to challenges with technology and student mental health challenges. Susan Zelman, President […]

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“Unpacking Choice, Student Centered Learning, and Trends in K-12 Education”
January 9, 2023

In the most recent episode of “The Future of Education“, host Michael Horn had a chat with Adam Newman and Christian Lehr, both executives at Tyton Partners, on student centered learning and the innovation within K-12 schooling. Newman and Lehr are additionally terrific authors of a series of research reports, “Choose to Learn”, a […]

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How Online Schooling Transformed and Created Access to Culinary Education
December 21, 2022

Online schooling has been around since the late ‘80s but didn’t become more common until the early ‘90s. Today, all types of educational courses can be accessed and completed solely online — even hands-on disciplines, such as culinary schooling and experiential trades. In addition, even though predominantly higher education or certain trades offered online […]

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Episode Two: Queens Library—The Public Library Innovations that Created an Even More Essential Service for the Community During the Pandemic and Beyond
December 20, 2022

The Queens Public Library is a library system that includes a digital and written collection with sources of information in over 200 languages, provides free classes and workshops each year at 65 locations across 178 square miles, and welcomes more than 11,400,000 visitors through its doors with 940,000 active cardholders. When the pandemic hit […]

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Making the Jump from Education to the Corporate World
December 15, 2022

About 17 percent of teachers leave the field in their first five years, according to a federal study from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics, says EdSource. In a world where job changes are commonplace, that may not come as a surprise. But where are these teachers headed and how […]

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2022 Education in Review: Keep Your Students Engaged
December 12, 2022

Student engagement is an important topic to keep top of mind as we begin closing 2022 and heading into the new year. We spoke with education professionals about trends and challenges they saw over the past 12 months in the classroom. Among all of the responses, engagement was at the top of the list. Education […]

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Learners Across Environments Need EdTech
December 12, 2022

EdTech existed before COVID, but COVID really brought the rise of EdTech to the forefront of classrooms to help learners across environments. It seems the increased use of EdTech may be here to stay. According to EducationWeek, 58 percent of teachers in the U.S. reported they developed a more positive opinion of EdTech after […]

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