Category: Economics&Strategies

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State funding cuts don’t impact all public colleges equally, report finds

June 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Public colleges and universities enroll 77% of all undergraduates and award 64% of all bachelor’s degrees, notes the report, “Public Universities: The Supply Side of Building a Skilled Workforce.” That’s a significant share of all postsecondary education, and funding for […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Montana school officials revise plan to identify autism

June 19, 2019

Via: Education Week

Montana public school officials are revising their plan to create a checklist to identify children with autism amid criticism that the proposal was too restrictive and could misidentify some students. The revised proposal released earlier this month by the state […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

6 STEAM education resources for any classroom

June 18, 2019

Via: eSchool News

STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce. A focus on STEAM education doesn’t mean […]

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

New bill takes aim at tax breaks for college donors

June 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The same week news broke that several wealthy parents had paid huge sums to get their children into elite schools, Wyden vowed he would introduce legislation to change the “corrupt system” and limit the tax benefits of college donors. “While […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House bill giving DACA students permanent status faces ‘uphill battle’ in Senate

June 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

DACA, which was established in 2012 under the Obama administration, grants temporary legal status to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. The Trump administration has since proposed to end the program, making nearly 1 million young adults eligible […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Democrats press for details on Ed Dept’s income-share plans

June 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

ISAs are gaining traction in nontraditional education programs such as boot camps. There, advocates say, they offer more students access to financing based on the possibility that participating in the program will significantly increase their earnings. Colleges have begun to […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Principals, teachers prioritize social-emotional skills for students

May 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Almost three-fourths of principals say developing students’ social and emotional skills is either their school’s top priority or one of the top goals, according to new results from the American Educator Panels, an ongoing project of the RAND Corp. The […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Diverse role models mold the futures students envision

May 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Giving students role models that can inspire them is crucial to their ability to visualize their future. Role models must also reflect what students themselves look like as well, from race to gender, in order to counter stereotypes long presented […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State, college officials say educational quality measures need a boost

May 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The insight into differing views on quality comes as debate churns over a potential reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and institutions are tasked with sharing program-level data on measures such as student loan debt and postgraduate earnings with prospective […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

National American gets $8.5M loan from CollegeAmerica parent

May 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

National American said it asked the Ed Department to reconsider the amount of Title IV awards it would need to back with a letter of credit. The department initially asked for a letter of credit for either 50% ($36.7 million) […]