During State Office of Higher Education Director Larry Pogemiller’s introductory address to the House higher-education committee, Vice Chairman Bob Dettmer (R-Forest Lake) brought up the need to deal with remediation. He recalled cases in which non-native English speakers would arrive in Minnesota with few English skills and start as freshmen in high school. After graduation, Read more

Ah, so this is what an official “water-bottle-filling station” or “hydration station” looks like. Advocate photo editor Jessica Fleming recently caught it in action at MSU-Moorhead. Note the functionality breakthroughs: The user’s mouth never has to approach the fluid-dispensory component, which makes the station much more accessible than its Water 1.0 counterparts. The interface is clearly Read more

Your Résumé vs. Oblivion Tracking software has its pitfalls. It may miss the most-qualified applicant if that person doesn’t game the system by larding his or her résumé with keywords from the job description. (The Wall Street Journal) Why Education Publishing Is Big Business One after another, Apple, Inkling, Barnes & Noble and other digital publishers have Read more