Education budget cuts across the country are going to force schools to downsize in upcoming years; program eliminations, teacher layoffs, and building closures are inevitable. But New York City schools have determined one area of education that can’t afford to take a hit: technology. Despite a $1.3 million cut to the city’s school construction budget over the next three years, “New York City’s Department of Education plans to increase its technology spending, including $542 million next year alone that will primarily pay for wiring and other behind-the-wall upgrades to city schools.”
Ivy Tech Community College in Tippecanoe County, Indiana received a generous donation from the Smith family, local college sponsors. The money will be used to start an accelerated degree program designed to allow students to complete their associate’s degree in one year instead of two. The executive director of resource development at Ivy Tech, Pat [...]
The world of criminal justice encompasses a huge variety of professions. From the front lines of officers that patrol our streets, to those that teach law at the university level. The fact is, a higher degree in criminal justice can open many doors for someone who wants to be in a diverse field and loves [...]
Several criminal justice schools are searching for the best way to prepare students who plan to pursue careers in law enforcement, security and corrections for the dangerous and challenging work that a future job might involve. Many school officials are realizing that their students need to gain experience in a safe environment, and they are developing simulations and seeking the help of working professionals in the field to make this happen.
U.S. high school graduation rates are much lower that education reformers would like them to be. But at the same time as record numbers of students are dropping out of high school, an alarming number are graduating without the skills necessary to be successful in college or a career.
No, really. Stop reading this if you truly believe that you can buy an online degree. If you are the other 99 percent of the intelligent readers who realize that an online degree is earned with just as much work as a traditional school, then keep your eyes trained on the screen. Hopefully you’re still reading. You’ve [...]