Education Dive Young learners are mastering the use of 3-D scanners 2017-03-23T20:48:02.000000Z 3-D scanning technology is coming down in price, making it ideal for teaching concepts like design and prototyping to students as young as elementary school. Failing Massachusetts schools seek autonomy in turnaround bid 2017-03-23T18:28:43.000000Z More districts are embracing a quasi-charter model to avoid state takeover. Tips for closing achievement gaps for today's learners 2017-03-23T17:51:43.000000Z A recent presentation outlined how schools can use technology to increase access, achievement and advancement leading to student success. Campus learning spaces should be more open, help build relationships 2017-03-23T14:00:00.000000Z A new report posits that higher ed institutions should focus on creating communal spaces that give students open learning experiences and the chance to build new relationships. Shutting down unused servers can save money, reduce security threats 2017-03-23T14:00:00.000000Z As virtualization becomes more prevalent, more unattended or abandoned servers are cropping up on campus networks. Should college leaders wade into politics? 2017-03-23T14:00:00.000000Z Some, like California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Oakley, see an expectation from stakeholders to get more vocal about political issues. APLU Pres: There's a financial disincentive to educate low-income students 2017-03-23T14:00:00.000000Z The costs associated with Pell-eligible enrollees is much higher than those who do not qualify for the federal aid, says Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson. For many schools and districts, the struggle of what to do with data remains real 2017-03-23T14:00:00.000000Z Atlanta Public Schools is providing one example of how districts can make their data more digestible and useful for the public. Supreme Court weighs heavily in favor of special ed rights 2017-03-22T18:38:27.000000Z All eight justices were united in a Wednesday decision that broadens the interpretation of rights for special education students. Good financial stewardship means fulfilling our educational missions 2017-03-22T16:15:22.000000Z New Jersey City University Senior Vice President and Provost Daniel Julius posits great teaching is essential to promote colleges' bottom line.