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A new College of Education report offers research-based strategies to boost community college student retention and engagement

A new College of Education report offers research-based strategies to boost community college student retention and engagement

A Chinese proverb teaches that “One step at a time is good walking.” With something close to that in mind, community college leaders are looking for those important, high-impact steps that will help them best manage record-high student enrollments — and shrinking budgets. Dr. Kay McClenney To help the colleges with these challenges and offer…   » Continue Reading

New College of Education study explores how tenure-track fathers negotiate work-family conflicts

New College of Education study explores how tenure-track fathers negotiate work-family conflicts

Sick kids. Sleepless nights. Conflicts between work and daycare. Although research suggests that most dual-income couples share parenting duties, many people still believe that mothers are the true primary caregivers. And the most beleaguered. Dr. Richard Reddick and his son Karl But according to a new qualitative study out of The University of Texas at…   » Continue Reading

Researchers untangle “why” behind exodus of principals from public schools

Researchers untangle “why” behind exodus of principals from public schools

Gilbert Hicks is an anomaly. He’s been principal at the same school long enough for a three-year gym membership purchased in 2007 to expire. Twenty or 30 years ago, when a principal took the reins at a school, he was there long enough to see three or four kids in the same family pass through…   » Continue Reading