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The Time is Right for Dual Enrollment in Rural High Schools

Driving along the I35 corridor between Austin, Texas and Oklahoma City, is a bit of a study in the stratigraphy of retail shopping in America. This history, in turn, bears a certain resemblance to the past and future of brick-and-mortar college education in the U.S....

Two Ways Online Courses Provide an Affordable Solution When Adjuncts Aren’t Available

Perhaps this sounds familiar. You have students interested in enrolling at your college for basic general education courses. But with budget cuts and lower enrollments across the board, your faculty is maxed out and you can’t seem to fill your growing list of adjunct...

Building Equity in Education Through Affordability

In a recent post, I detailed several of the benefits associated with equity in education. In short, equity in education leads to improved social mobility, increased education attainment by a greater portion of the population (particularly among disadvantaged youth),...

Equity in Education and Why It Matters

TEL Education is an organization with a mission to provide equitable access to education. As a result, we spend significant time and effort in discussing, researching, and designing around equity.  At a high level, equity in this context means ensuring that everyone...