Tag: problems


Study: Tennessee’s state-led school takeover effort largely unsuccessful

July 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Though Tennessee’s state-run achievement school district became a model for other states, the movement hasn’t gained much traction. Nevada and North Carolina both gave the concept a try, but Nevada shuttered its achievement district after one year and there is […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight

May 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Growing up can be tough. As young people’s bodies and brains are changing rapidly, they’re also grappling with new ideas and influences that will shape who they become. Kids today might actually have it worse, thanks to technology. They’re going […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How Mills College transformed its ‘deficit culture’

January 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In 2017, Mills College in Oakland, California, faced a budget deficit so severe — to the tune of $9 million — it declared a “financial emergency” as it moved to lay off dozens of faculty and staff. Five years of […]