Tag: program

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Is the end of federal relief money worsening an child care crisis?

February 27, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

According to the NAEYC analysis of survey responses from 10,128 early childhood educators nationwide, 55% of all respondents said they knew of at least one child care program closing in their community in the past six months. Only 30% were […]


Jill Biden Praises Program for Free Community College

April 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and First Lady Jill Biden — who has been an advocate for free community college — toured Sauk Valley Community College, in Dixon, Ill., Monday before giving remarks. “All Americans deserve the same opportunity to pursue […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed groups ask for more flexibility on Paycheck Protection Program

June 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The program gives small businesses and private colleges loans with a 1% interest rate so they can continue paying their workers and covering other costs, such as their utility and mortgage bills. The program ran out of its first round […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Future Ready Schools partnership to strengthen school boards

February 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A key component of the program is the FRS-School Boards Framework, which includes eight areas: Personalized instruction for students. Ongoing and job-embedded learning. Robust infrastructure. Strategic fiscal planning. Community partnerships. Use of data to transform instruction and support students. Support […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

2U slows growth plans citing rise in competition for online education

July 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“(The) decline and program-specific issues we talked about so much over the past year were masking this broader trend of the mainstreaming of online education,” 2U CEO Chip Paucek told analysts. “In 2008, there were very few high-quality online options. […]

Education Tech

Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Edtech startup incubators? That’s so 2010. That’s the conclusion reached by Barbara (“Bobbi”) Kurshan, a long-time veteran of the education technology world. Kurshan, a Senior Fellow and Innovation Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, has spent […]


Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program

October 12, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Summit Public Schools, which over the past four years has led the creation of the “Summit Learning Program” currently used by more than 380 schools around the U.S., said today that it will spin out that program into an independent […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Dems like the idea of free college, but a good program is hard to fund

September 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the free college concept may be relatively new to the voting public and therefore seem like a great way to win votes, candidates risk underestimating the resources needed to put the plan into action. In a separate article, Inside […]

Continuous Development

Tennessee makes $1M push to increase adult higher ed enrollment

January 20, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Tennessee has launched an advertising blitz with billboards, commercials, and postcards encouraging adults to go back to school, touting the good example they could set for their children as part of a $1 million statewide initiative. The Tennessean reports the […]

Education Strategies, News

Judge freezes Nevada’s new school choice plan

January 15, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Because a lawsuit filed in August by a coalition of opponents of Nevada’s school choice plan has yet to be resolved, a judge has ordered that no money should be distributed to enact the Republican-led education savings accounts program. Opponents […]

Education Economics, Education Strategies

School voucher programs need to tread lightly on private schools

January 8, 2016

Via: The Center for Education Reform

Louisiana’s school voucher program is actually harming students academically, according to a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. While the paper will surely be used by school choice opponents to call for an end to […]

Continuous Development

Exciting Innovation in Teacher Education Launched at NYU

December 17, 2015

Via: The Center for Education Reform

A field marked by continual challenges in delivering rigorous programs to ensure quality teaching for every child is about to undergo a major transformation as the nation’s oldest university-based school of teaching, NYU Steinhardt, launches a path-breaking residency-based online teacher […]