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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Black students face ‘accumulation of disadvantage’

October 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While this study is focused on the Los Angeles area, national studies have also confirmed poverty significantly contributes to the U.S. achievement gap. The UCLA study suggests that the “accumulation of disadvantage” that black students face in particular must be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Reeves says education agenda includes teacher pay raises

October 10, 2019

Via: Education Week

Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released his education proposals Wednesday, saying he has a four-year plan to increase Mississippi teacher salaries if he’s elected governor. He said the plan will not require a tax increase because Mississippi’s economy is good […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Administrators share 7 tips for building positive school culture

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Building and maintaining a positive school culture can be an uphill battle for many principals and superintendents. Once attained, however, it has shown to have a significant impact in areas of concern including student academic performance and teacher retention. Recently, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Money for student success in California can now be used for emergencies

October 7, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

California governor Gavin Newsom signed a suite of bills affecting higher education Friday, including Assembly Bill 943, which opens up a large pot of state funds to be used for emergency student aid. The bill, written by Democratic assemblyman David […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Teach Fire Safety with NFPA Resources for Teachers

October 4, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Wondering how to teach fire safety to your students? Look no further than the excellent resources from the National Fire Protection Association. Tomorrow is the first day of Fire Prevention Week, and October is Fire Prevention Month. The National Fire […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Federal-State Partnerships for College Affordability

October 3, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In a report released Wednesday, the Institute for College Access and Success proposed a framework for a federal-state partnership to increase college affordability. The report argued that federal funding should go to states to add to overall investment in higher […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Prevention education: Saying more than just “no”

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As the opioid epidemic roils communities and the popularity of vaping is leading to hospitalizations and even deaths, our nation’s schools are feeling the impact. While the half-century-old “War on Drugs” has not always been consistently or fairly fought, there […]


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

High Court Case Tests Religious Schools’ Use of Tax-Credit Scholarships

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Week

A national debate that has simmered for 200 years—whether public funds may go to the coffers of religious schools—is set to take center stage at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that originated in this small Montana city over […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

How emerging technology can help you fulfill the promise of assessment

September 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Universities dedicate significant time, talent, and resources to the work of assessment. Most institutions consider assessment an important self-monitoring practice to ensure they are delivering on their mission and promises to students; they are also required by accreditors to perform […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Challenging students to see and achieve their unique potential

September 24, 2019

Via: eSchool News

K-12 teachers, counselors, and other front-line educators all need an effective framework with a set of tools to assess, intervene, and empower our students to see and achieve their own unique potentials, whether in the classroom, guidance counseling sessions, student […]