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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Fewer Deals, More Money: U.S. Edtech Funding Rebounds With $1.2 Billion in 2017

January 5, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Is education technology investing back on track? Are investors still eager to put their money in education startups? The answers depend on who you ask. After a lull in 2016, venture activity for U.S.-based edtech startups in 2017 saw a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Will state funding to higher ed decrease again in 2018 and beyond?

January 4, 2018

Via: www.educationdive.com

Kim Ruben, a senior fellow on tax policy at the Urban Institute, believes “if you look at the economy, all the indicators are that it’s growing, we’re in this sort of boom period.” Of course, with the tax bill set […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project Management for Middle School

January 3, 2018

Via: Edutopia

I’m a middle school teacher who incorporates project-based learning whenever possible. Over the past four years, I came to understand that I was missing one of the key features necessary for a successful, high-quality, collaborative experience with middle school students: […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

January 2, 2018

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

New York state first to implement mental health ed across all grades

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

While the decision by state policymakers to mandate mental health education at all grade levels is new, the importance of addressing mental health issues among school-age children has been acknowledged for some time. In 2003, the “President’s New Freedom Commission […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could affect K-12 education

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The K-12 sector should brace for change. The 30-plus-year drought since the last tax code overhaul is over now that President Donald Trump has signed Congress’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. The bill slashes the corporate tax rate […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

December 7, 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

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

December 5, 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 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, […]