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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

October 13, 2017

Via: MindShift

When Emerie Lukas was hired to develop and teach a STEM Foundations course to middle school students at the Dayton Regional STEM School, she was starting from scratch. The stated goal of the course was to prepare students for more rigorous […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

October 9, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The Trump Administration’s 2017 and 2018 education budget proposes some drastic cuts, most notably, the elimination of the $2.3 billion Title II-A (ESEA) funding and $1.2 billion 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. According to the administration, ESEA funding and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

October 9, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios. Nationwide, schools and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

8 truths about K-12 IT systems management

September 13, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Education administrators cope with so much data, it would be unfair to ask them to cope with even one byte more. Consider the information they handle every day. School districts in America today are complex, sophisticated businesses, not only managing […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Senate Bill Boosts Maximum Pell Grant

September 7, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Senate appropriations committee will consider Thursday a spending package that boosts the maximum value of the Pell Grant by 1.7 percent, using funds from the program’s reserves. The spending package — part of a bill funding the Departments of Labor, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Financial woes continue to plague colleges of all sizes

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There are numerous potential options for school leaders to consider in the face of growing deficits and declining enrollment. Many small universities are reconsidering their mission to expand the number of potential enrollees. Small, selective colleges with sterling reputations may […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Progressive is School Funding in the United States?

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

Policymakers, advocates, and the public have long been concerned with inequities in funding levels between schools attended by students from low-income families and their more affluent peers. School funding has received increased attention in recent years as multiple high-quality studies […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Ohio e-school can’t delay repayment of $60M to state

September 1, 2017

Via: Education Week

An appeals court has unanimously denied a request by Ohio’s largest online charter school seeking to block collection of $60 million in disputed state payments. The ruling Wednesday by a three-judge panel of the Franklin County Court of Appeals leaves […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

When It Comes to Trying to Shake Up K-12, Is College the Problem?

August 30, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

In California, once home to the nation’s most-prized higher education system, the stress of college starts early. “Even at the middle school level, there is pressure,” says Jessica Lura, director of strategic initiatives and partnerships at the K-8 Bullis Charter […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can We Learn from How Other Countries Empower Their Educators?

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Next

Linda Darling-Hammond, smart as she is, doubtless has many fresh thoughts and insights. In her new book series on “empowered educators,” however, after bringing in a sizable body of information on how other countries go about it, she and a […]