Tag: school district


Los Angeles School District Reaches Deal To Reopen Classes

March 10, 2021

Via: HuffPost

Students in the nation’s second-largest school district could return to class next month under a tentative deal announced Tuesday with the powerful teachers union. The Los Angeles Unified School District and the union said the tentative agreement provides a number […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Michigan governor proposes $1M to pay off school lunch debt

February 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Between 2016 and 2018, school lunch debt climbed from $2,000 to $2,500 per school district, according to the School Nutrition Association. Though most districts won’t deny students lunch, the debt remains on their student profile and may restrict them from […]

Education Tech

High schoolers in charge? How one school gave up control and won

October 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Six years ago, my school district faced a problem common to all public school leaders: not enough money to bring powerful learning technology to students. So we chose a different way — the open source way — and as a […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Exploring the relationship between poverty and school performance

September 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dr. Andrew Hegedus, Research Consulting Director at NWEA, recently completed a groundbreaking research study exploring the relationship between poverty and performance. We spoke with him about the origins of this work, implications for educators, and where his research is headed […]