Educating Engineers Across All Fields

The United States is in the midst of an infrastructure crisis. The nation is also in the midst of an innovative boom in the digital sphere. Educators, investors and urban planners see a need for engineers in fields beyond technology, some going so far as to redefine exactly what a software engineer might be – […]... Read More

Tebow Bill Shot Down, Southeasterners Want To See Public School Spending Go Up

The Education Poll of the South recently surveyed educators, parents, and community members from the twelve states it serves regarding their attitudes towards public education. Collectively, the Southeastern think tank found that the average voter was in favor of beefing up spending on public education. Public Education Is Highly Valued In 2018’s Southeast Of 2,200-odd […]... Read More

USA Education Department Headed By DeVos Reverses University Regulations

For profit universities in the United States have long been a point of debate in the USA education sector because many feel that the tactics used to enroll and get students to agree to rising costs is predatory. Recent developments under the new administration has seen an alarming number of regulations protecting students and consumers […]... Read More

The Abandonment of the American Public School System

The American public school system, while funded like no other nation in the world, is in an extremely poor state of being. With the Republican appointed new U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos cutting funding to the failing system and redirecting focus specifically to the private sector there may be little hope for any real […]... Read More

Teacher Arrested After Inquiring About Superintendent’s Pay Raise

A teacher has been arrested after questioning the pay raise of her school district’s superintendent. The woman, identified as Deyshia Hargrave, is an English instructor at Rene Rost Middle School in Kaplan, La. The incident occurred at the Vermillion Parish, La. school board meeting Monday night. In a video posted on YouTube, Hargrave is seen […]... Read More

Research Shows That US Students Need More Motivation for Math Tests

The United States economy is the strongest in the world. Since that is so, you would expect that United States students are the best in math, since education is correlated to the economy. However, many people are baffled as to why students in the United States seem to do worse at math than students in […]... Read More

Common Misconceptions About Choosing a College Major

When going to college, many students have trouble choosing their college major. Sometimes, they get advice from friends that is not accurate. Other times, they will switch their major a few times. The truth is that there are many myths about college majors, according to the New York Times. The first myth is that you […]... Read More

African-American Students Perform Better at HBCU Institutions

African Americans who go to colleges and universities geared primarily to them do better than those who attend institutions in which they represent a minority of the student body. This is the finding of a study recently released by a nonprofit educational advocacy organization. The study was conducted by The Education Trust and involved a […]... Read More

Louisiana Continues to Struggle with Education Reforms

Despite measurable improvements, recent reports indicate that Louisiana schools continue to rank lower than other states. While some officials believe everything that should be done is already being done, others propose that broader measures be taken to alleviate the problem. What everyone seems to agree on is that the problem is significant and causes a […]... Read More