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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study shows support for low-income students pays off

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last-dollar funding has advocates and detractors. A comparison by the Association of Community College Trustees says that it does not help to pay extra costs besides tuition and room and board associated with college attendance unlike first-dollar support. Researchers have […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Create a School Culture Where Teachers Lead Innovation

June 14, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Teachers have awesome ideas but it can be challenging for school systems to surface them and turn them into reality. In my previous column, I looked at two school systems that created structures that did just that. Gwinnett County Public […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Major Private Gifts to Higher Education

June 6, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

This list covers gifts since 1967. An abridged version of this list was published in the August 18, 2017, Almanac issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Additions to and changes in the list since then appear in bold italics. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

‘Non-traditional’ presidencies more common than data shows

June 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The ultimate role of a university president is to translate the culture and mission of an institution into revenue for the institution, typically in the areas of fundraising, public relations and outreach within its immediate community and throughout different industrial […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Michigan budget deal: More for roads, school safety, savings

May 25, 2018

Via: Education Week

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and key lawmakers struck a budget deal Thursday that includes using a surplus to spend hundreds of millions of dollars more on road work and school-safety initiatives while also padding the state’s […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

The One-Teacher, One-Classroom Model Needs an Upgrade. Here’s What’s Next.

May 24, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Emerging school models are supposed to ease the transition to personalized and blended instruction—or at least make it possible. But new ways of teaching like station rotation and fluid-schedule flex models can hit a snag when they run up against […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Florida Democrats fail in bid to get more money for schools

May 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic legislators have failed in their bid to force the Republican-controlled Legislature to give more money to public schools. Two South Florida Democrats were trying to get legislators to hold a special session to change this […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Top Kansas court to hear arguments on school funding

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Week

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are looking for hopeful hints from the state Supreme Court that they’ve increased education funding enough to satisfy the justices and head off any potential threat of a court order shuttering public schools. But […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

May 21, 2018

Via: TeachThought

There is an age old adage that says “two heads are better than one.” Consider collaboration in recent history: Watson and Crick or Page and Brin (Founders of Google). But did you know it was a collaborative Computer Club about […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Surplus may go to roads, school safety, debt, savings

May 17, 2018

Via: Education Week

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and key legislative leaders said Wednesday they want to use hundreds of millions of dollars in additional tax revenue to boost savings, pay down debt and increase spending on roads and school […]