Tag: federal


White House eyes digital divide with discount for low-income families

May 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Challenges persist to connect eligible families to broadband programs like ACP, said Doug Casey, board chair of the State Educational Technology Directors Association. It will take creativity at the local level to build relationships and partnerships with families to spread […]


US House passes bill to make Pell grants available for retraining programs

February 10, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The jobs crisis has been top of mind for employer-facing interest groups, particularly those with a voice at the federal level. Not long before the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act passed the Senate in June, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce […]


Study: Recession cuts came at expense of achievement

September 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

With economists debating the likelihood of another recession or downturn, the study provides some guidance for how policymakers and district officials might respond if the more dire predictions become reality. The analysis covered 2,548 counties across the U.S. and used […]

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

5 common hang-ups in higher ed public-private partnerships

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In recent years, colleges and universities have experienced diminishing levels of federal and state research funding, simultaneous with ever increasing innovation demands. As a result, many institutions are turning to new funding sources, such as industry, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofits and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

To what extent are districts, schools liable for students safety?

February 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While a school’s primary goal is to educate students, another priority is providing a safe environment. It’s a responsibility enforced in federal, state and local laws, but ultimately, students can — and do — get hurt. And when they do, […]