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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Trump Seeks $7 Billion Cut to Children’s Health Insurance Program

May 16, 2018

Via: Education Week

President Donald Trump is seeking to chop about $7 billion from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, mostly from unobligated funds, as part of a broader effort to reduce government spending. Trump is also trying to cut $150 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Dayton says he won’t sign tax bill without school funding

May 15, 2018

Via: Education Week

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton gave Republican legislative leaders an ultimatum on Monday by saying he wouldn’t sign a tax bill unless they provide $138 million in emergency school funding, halting budget negotiations before they even […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: Small but growing number of charter schools are ‘intentionally diverse’

May 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Over the next few weeks, the organization will also release in-depth profiles of some of the “diverse-by-design” schools to highlight the practices they are using to achieve more integration. An Associated Press analysis last year showed that “extreme racial isolation” […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

$10 billion campaign launched to educate every child by 2030

May 14, 2018

Via: Education Week

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 received support Friday from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

To balance innovation with protecting students, focus on incentives

May 8, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Online education holds tremendous promise: it has the potential to lower costs, enhance learning outcomes, and make college accessible for students who lack the flexibility or means to attend a traditional program. As a nation, our goal should be to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Free school meals can improve students’ health

May 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

CEP participation has been increasing since it was introduced in 2014-15, from 14,000 schools in 2,200 districts to 18,800 schools in almost 3,000 districts the following year, according to the study. In addition to relieving schools of the need to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Accentuating the positive can improve school discipline and culture

May 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Adults in the workplace understand the power of praise. A person may be hired to do a job and may do the job well in order to earn a regular paycheck. But a word of praise from a boss or […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher

April 30, 2018

Via: NY Times

Like all parents of teenagers, I worry that my children will engage in risky behavior, including drinking, smoking and drug use. The more time they spend doing healthier extracurricular activities — soccer, piano, cleaning their rooms (ha!) — the better. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to design a school of the future

April 27, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Several years ago, Greenville County Schools in South Carolina took an innovative approach to designing a new middle school to be named for our former superintendent, Dr. Phinnize Fisher. We threw out traditional building specs and came up with a […]