This week, Education Dive took a look at new research supporting a rethinking of early childhood programs in higher ed, as well as core elements of successful digital marketing in higher ed as exemplified by a doubling of enrollment in online programs at Wichita State University.
Meanwhile, the University of Missouri's 35% enrollment decline since headline-grabbing protests in 2015 considerations for other institutions facing controversy, though Mizzou officials have also cited changes in the regional population alongside the drop.
And in K-12 news, a number of Baltimore schools recently reported having no students proficient in reading or math.
Be sure to check out our look at lead exposure's impact on learning and more in this week's most-read posts from Education Dive!
- Why 4-year colleges may want to rethink their early childhood programs: Researchers sent 11,000 resumes to job postings in 14 cities, finding childcare providers are no more likely to call back candidates with BAs than those with AAs.
- U of Missouri has seen a 35% enrollment drop since 2015 protests: It's been two years since student demonstrations rocked the campus, and administrators say they are still feeling the effects.
- Several Baltimore schools report 0 students proficient in math, reading: Despite relatively high per-pupil spending, the city's schools continue to struggle.
- 3 core elements of a successful digital marketing plan: Insiders at Wichita State University discuss how the school doubled enrollment for online degree programs in less than a year.
- Measuring the impact of lead exposure on learning and cognition: Water crises are springing up in districts nationwide — but what does this mean for schools?
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