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Category: Economics&Strategies


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

Americans overwhelmingly support higher education funding, report shows

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to the way higher education helps society and individuals, the survey found that about 83% of respondents thought it contributed to scientific advances, while about three quarters believe it contributes to a graduate’s personal wealth and success or […]


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

Institutional Innovation: Taking advantage of industry experts to build a workforce-ready generation

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Small liberal arts college Drew University in Madison, New Jersey is known for being surrounded by an expanse of forestry. But, the institution is also embedded in something else: a fledging biopharmaceutical industry with over a thousand top-name drug-development companies, […]


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

4 things every aspiring college president needs to know

July 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

“I was not interested in being a college president. The first time I had been contacted about it, I said I don’t know if I’m smart enough to be a college president, but I’m smart enough not to want to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Changing school culture can impact teacher retention, student success

July 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Many school leaders are faced with consequences of low teacher retention rates, especially during this time of year when they spend time and money recruiting new teachers and pouring over test data that reflects teacher dissatisfaction. Low teacher retention rates […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Detroit turns to teachers certified online to fill yawning gap

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The marked decrease in young people entering the teaching profession is being attributed to a variety of reasons, including low pay and a lack of respect for teachers that simply wasn’t the case decades ago. The result is that as […]


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

Tackling grade inflation

July 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Grade inflation in higher education has become an issue in the U.S. over about the last 50 years. One 2017 report proposing solutions to the problem noted that despite the impression that college students have heavy work loads, researchers found […]


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

How institutions can continue to attract international students

July 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Statistics supplied by the Council of Graduate Schools in 2018 show that for the first time since fall 2003 there has been a decline in graduate student enrollment. The organization said specifically, applications from prospective international graduate students declined by […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Tech

House Democrats seek answers on child care, educational services for detained immigrant children

July 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When and if these children are released to sponsors in the U.S., who may or may not be a family member, those who are old enough will enroll in public schools, which have to be prepared to serve children that […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Trump administration releases plan to combine Education, Labor departments

June 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Experts predict there will be significant opposition from Congress on any proposal to merge agencies. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has been marginally supportive of the idea, while her Democratic counterpart, Bobby Scott (D-VA), […]


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 […]