Education Dive Decreasing funding is upending business model in higher ed 2016-10-25T13:27:18.000000Z After dwindling resources, re-defining the relevance of the bachelor's degree is a top concern for higher ed leaders. Maryland to pilot core math curriculum overhaul 2016-10-25T13:00:00.000000Z The state's system of higher education is changing the way students honor math requirements with a tweak officials say will be more conducive to professional development. Happify ties gaming to social-emotional learning 2016-10-24T13:09:28.000000Z The online gaming platform uses research from the ‘science of happiness’ to build games that help students learn social-emotional skills needed for success. Fairfax County schools focusing on students with severe social anxiety 2016-10-24T13:07:50.000000Z Students who refuse to go to school because of social anxiety fall behind, and a Virginia district's Aspire program is helping them with credit recovery and coping skills. When are professional learning communities most effective? 2016-10-24T13:06:13.000000Z PLCs that discuss student behavior, building issues and organization activities are less effective than those that discuss ways to improve and deepen student learning. Ed Dept offers ESSA pre-K guidance 2016-10-24T13:05:11.000000Z The Every Student Succeeds Act brings a major focus on preschool and early childhood, following a long tradition of starting with kindergarten. Research suggests best leadership style to turn around failing schools 2016-10-24T13:04:16.000000Z Researchers studied 411 leaders of UK academies and analyzed their short- and longterm impact on their schools. How social disparities can impact enrollment, student performance 2016-10-24T13:00:00.000000Z A new study on factors which prohibit social mobility may offer insight into how schools can more effectively recruit and graduate minority students. Settlement opens door for higher ed tax battles nationwide 2016-10-24T13:00:00.000000Z Legal experts say a challenge to property tax laws in municipalities all over the country could leave colleges vulnerable for big payouts in the future. Colleges consider best practices for sexual assault alerts 2016-10-24T13:00:00.000000Z Colleges consider the benefits and drawbacks for student alerts connected to campus sexual assault allegations.