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Category: Economics&Strategies


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

Trump threatens to withhold funds if schools don’t reopen

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The heavy pressure from the Trump administration for schools to fully reopen nationwide notably runs counter to the traditional Republican stance favoring local control of school decisions, as well as guidance from Dr. Anthony Fauci, who directs the National Institute […]


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

Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The funds in question represent just under half of the $14 billion Congress allocated to colleges through the CARES Act. They are earmarked for students disadvantaged by the virus. TICAS noted that the funds were distributed to colleges with relatively […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Trump administration pushes for colleges and schools to reopen

July 8, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As the Trump administration leaned on governors to reopen their states’ schools and a U.S. House subcommittee debated whether to give colleges the additional billions they say they need, the head of the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity […]


Economics&Strategies, Higher Education

Learning Communities Can Save Colleges—and Engage Remote Students

June 29, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

As colleges plan to welcome students back for the fall semester—while preparing for a possible second outbreak of the coronavirus that would force classes back online–one thing is for sure: Community is more important than ever. Families debating the value […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 superintendents share remote learning, back-to-school prep strategies

June 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Starting in March, teachers and students across the U.S. experienced a sudden shift to remote learning. In crises like this, people normally go through seven emotional stages: Shock. Denial. Bargaining. Anger/anxiety. Depression/sadness. Solution seeking. Acceptance. Not surprisingly, many students and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Some colleges say no to housing refunds this fall

June 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

South Florida announced earlier this month that in order to move onto campus, students must agree to an addendum to the college’s housing contract, which states they wouldn’t be eligible for refunds if residence halls closed. Western Carolina followed suit […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

June 15, 2020

Via: eSchool News

As educators start considering their options for the fall, the future is full of uncertainty. If schools remain closed, they’ll need to prepare for more remote learning. On the other hand, there’s a chance schools might be able to open […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How is the pandemic impacting college endowments?

June 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Larger endowments tended to have a smaller share of their investments in U.S. equities than did smaller portfolios among the colleges surveyed. While smaller endowments were more adversely affected by the plummeting stock market than bigger ones, their institutions likely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Supporting Transfer to Private Colleges

June 11, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new Ithaka S+R report explores how to improve transfer pathways between community colleges and nonprofit private four-year institutions. It’s expected that some students will stay close to home and enroll in two-year colleges for the coming semester or two […]


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 […]