Emerging Trends in Modern Education

There is no debate that the world we live in is changing rapidly. Instead of newspapers, there has been a shift to people turning to online videos to see what is happening, both domestically and across the globe. Though many fields of study and numerous industries are affected by technological advances, one field in particular that is impacted by this the most is education. In modern education, specifically, there are pioneering programs seeking to prepare students for the challenges they will face in this ever-changing world.

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September News Slice: Back to School Edition

Welcome to the SWS News Slice, a summary of our top five news articles in education from the past month.

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The Detroit Literacy Project

Nearly half of Detroit’s adult population is functionally illiterate, which makes job search and economic mobility nearly impossible. Chief Program Officer Rose Wong and her project committee members are striving to change that.

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National SWS Team Gathers in Pittsburgh, PA

For over a year, the National Starts with Soap team had worked together almost exclusively remotely via text, video chat, and other means.Not all of us had met each other - until now. For threedays in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a group of 13 college kids met up to brainstorm about education reform, eat a lot of food, and have a dandy ol’ experience.

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