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Category: Economics&Strategies


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

Educational travel develops critical observation skills

January 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

All travel is valuable. Being able to see new sights, to visit important landmarks and to immerse yourself in culturally and (often) linguistically different places is a wonderful experience, be it one town, state or province away, or an ocean […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Customized microcredential programs benefit rural schools with convenient PD options

January 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Microcredential PD programs are gaining popularity as more districts implement them for teachers to select, learn and demonstrate their strengths and skills. While not a substitute for more robust professional learning, these programs can be tailored to any aspect of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

More states expanding students’ access to free school meals

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A Vermont bill that would make school meals free for all students is just one example of how anti-hunger advocates are pushing in the direction of universal school meals. Concerns over lunch shaming, unpaid meal debt and proposals from the […]


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

Ed Dept launches OPEN Center to help prevent discrimination in schools

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The move to support a more proactive approach follows scrutiny from student advocate groups in recent years over the department’s handling of discrimination complaints. For example, while the OCR under the Trump administration has resolved nearly twice as many complaints […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Ed Dept proposes easier access to federal funds for religious schools, emphasizes school prayer

January 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a press release she hopes the reinforcement of old guidelines and changes in grant requirements will “protect the constitutional rights of students, teachers, and faith-based institutions” and “level the playing field” between public […]


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

California governor’s homelessness plan leaves out schools

January 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The letter follows an op-ed from Beutner that ran before Christmas in which he estimated the true count of homeless students in the district is likely closer to 25,000 “if one were to include families who are afraid to let […]


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

Public opinion on college affordability unchanged in new poll

January 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Myriad studies have highlighted potential barriers to paying for college, especially among low-income students and other vulnerable populations. A recent report from the National College Access Network identified fewer than half of U.S. public colleges as being affordable for poor […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: NYC schools remain segregated even within diverse districts

January 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Though racial, ethnic and socioeconomic segregation between districts in New York City and in other urban districts nationwide is well-documented, this study shows segregation within school districts is also a problem. Even within fairly diverse school districts, many schools’ student […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Administrators embrace instructional leadership through teaching

January 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Instructional leadership is the idea that principals and administrators should shift away from their managerial roles toward leadership that focuses on building a community of learners, in turn sharing those managerial responsibilities with others. Principals should be visible and accessible, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Using gamification to improve schoolwide behavior

December 26, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Now that online games have become so popular among K-12 students, school and district administrators can use gamification techniques to create a positive school climate and encourage positive behavior by individual students who have differing needs. Shawn Young, co-founder and […]