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Standardized Tests and Where to Find Them

Standardized testing is supposed to be fair for every student, examining their knowledge and ability to succeed in school and future careers. The assessments are supposed to provide critical information where the students can even learn while taking the test. Much of the time, these exams are meant to be reflections of a student’s readiness for the next academic challenge.

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Transforming Professors Into Mentors

There are plenty of teachers at every level, from K-12 to professors in PhD programs, who integrate interactive strategies to their course structure. This helps to diversify the material and addresses many different learning styles. Studies have shown that breaking up lecture with varying activities can increase student grades and outcomes significantly. But it’s not enough to make sure every student is supported.

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Can Consolidation Save Small Colleges?

Many schools have faced closure and consolidation around the country, and the trend is expected to continue. Consolidation has impacted institutions that have remained open by adding degrees and certificates in tech fields such as artificial intelligence and cyber-security, while dropping low-enrollment programs especially in liberal arts schools. Schools are also looking online to target more students with specific subject matter.