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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Art education improves students’ academic, social development, study finds

February 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Art programs have taken a hit as districts pour more resources into preparing students to take standardized tests and exit exams required for high school graduation, among other resources or initiatives. However, this study adds to the body of research […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools up student power in directing course of education

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

SoundOut, an organization created to promote “meaningful student involvement, student voice and student engagement,” defines student voice as the “the individual and collective perspective and actions of young people within the context of learning and education.” In their Student Voice […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Place-based early literacy initiatives giving families a sense of community pride

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since 2012, families in Grundy County, Tennessee — northwest of Chattanooga — have been learning about lesser-known treasures in their rural community in partnership with the Yale Child Study Center, Scholastic and Sewanee: The University of the South. Discover Together […]


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

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

New research centers to focus on rural schools, high school writing

February 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many rural districts — and school leaders in rural areas — are finding that they can accomplish more by partnering with neighboring districts and participating in networks in which they share curriculum resources, professional development and other areas of expertise. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools trade traditional classroom setups for flexible learning environments

February 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the workplace, companies are making the shift from traditional cubicles and desks to new, more appealing options around the office. In some cases, hammocks and couches are taking the place of office chairs and conference spaces, and collaboration rooms […]


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

How districts can step in to help students deal with deportation fears

February 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Any disruption in a student’s home life can have a cascading effect on a his or her school performance and even their behavior. Fear of the unknown when a parent is detained due to illegal immigration charges can leave students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

High schoolers interact with extremist groups in tolerance-building course

February 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While the interaction at the Lincoln Memorial shows there are multiple views of every story, and as students continue to get involved in highly charged issues such as this one, it’s important for them to learn how to handle the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

On for-profits’ horizon: more regulatory uncertainty, closures

January 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to regulating for-profit colleges, Steve Gunderson, who heads the sector’s leading trade group, and the Center for American Progress’ Ben Miller disagree on a lot. But they are of the same mind on one thing: Regulatory “ping […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Colleges optimistic about competency-based education despite slow uptake

January 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Howard Lurie, an Eduventures analyst who co-authored the report, wrote in June that while CBE has not “sparked a higher education revolution,” its “core premise continues to stimulate widespread debate in higher education.” Yet the colleges seeking out CBE models […]