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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When public funds are used for any purpose, the public has a right to know how those funds are spent. However, many charter schools do not have sufficient oversight of financial matters. In many cases, this issue is because of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Blended learning models can benefit students in juvenile jails

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While most schools are looking at alternative forms of discipline in efforts to disrupt the “school-to-prison” pipeline, such as restorative justice practices, there are still circumstances where time in a juvenile justice facility is warranted. Though these students may be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to best serve Latino students

August 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Studies show that the growing racial disparities in higher education occur amongst not only student populations, but faculty members and administration as well. This may have serious implications on the success of racial and ethnic minorities who may also be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Delinquency levels high for HBCU loan program

August 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The GAO and a group of Democratic legislators have suggested that the Education Department should modify the program and do more outreach to public universities, which could expand it. Only 13 of the participating schools are public institutions. The GAO […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Pay leaves some teachers feeling forced out of the middle class

August 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The issue of teacher pay is a complex one that has given rise to multiple protests in recent months. While the issue at first appears to be a matter of states simply allocating more money to teachers, it’s often not […]


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 […]