The higher education gap between rural and urban American has grown over the last two decades by 4 percent, with the number of people with bachelor’s degrees in urban areas growing from 26 percent to 33, while only growing from 15 percent to 19 percent in rural areas.
Laura Williamson, Executive Director of the Muncie Civic Theatre, discusses the changes implemented by the organization that allow accessibility to all community members, including youth and those with disabilities. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Bob Smiland, President & CEO of Inner-City Arts, discusses creating an emotionally safe space for low-income children to express themselves and their experiences through art. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
GIGXR, Inc., provider of the extended reality (XR) GIG Immersive Learning System for instructor-led teaching and training, announced today the launch of HoloPatient Remote and GIG Mobile for medical and nursing schools. Built for online and hybrid learning environments, these applications together facilitate safe and socially distanced standardized patient simulation training while enabling real-time interaction, engagement and clinical assessment between students and instructors.
According the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), about 60% of high school students who receive their high school diplomas do not pass the standardized test, which is a relatively accurate assessor for college “readiness.”
Bilingual education may be more readily available for English Language Learners now that Prop 58 passed in California, lifting restrictions on bilingual education that required certain permissions to enroll student.
Telle Whitney, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Anita Borg Institute, discusses how women have played a crucial role in the advancement of technology in America, and the need for organizations to not only recognize their incredible contributions, but also to open up more leadership opportunities for the overlooked pool of talent.
According to a new study released in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, children from low-income and middle-class families have higher literacy rates when attending academically-strong preschools.