$107.6 billion. A total amount is not known for sure, but Jason Delisle of the New America Foundation tries to figure out how much the feds spend on education. (Economix/New York Times)
Have you been living under a rock? A breakdown of sequestration and how it affects education. (Politics K-12/Education Week)
“Statistically significant” ≠ “Substantively significant.” Reporting on the recent study of persistence and success in online learning may be factually correct. But by confusing the statisticians’ “significant” (statistical) with the general use of the word (meaning substantive), press coverage is distorting the results. (Education Week)
Sleepover! About 60 students at this Colorado school spent the night on wrestling mats covered in coats, after a snowstorm stranded them inside the building. (Associated Press)
Mimi Karabulut, ES communications intern, contributed to this post.