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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Survey: Teachers turn to peers for guidance on instruction

August 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers participating in the AEP also had a lot to say recently about student discipline trends as a part of a Thomas B. Fordham Institute report. Responses showed teachers support newer approaches to discipline, such as restorative practices, but roughly […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Studies indicate students retain more reading printed text

August 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Moving textbooks from print to digital formats makes sense financially. Many districts are moving towards a “paper-free” environment and that includes curriculum materials. Unfortunately, mounting evidence indicates that performance drops when students learn on a screen. Though there are economic […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Schools increasingly underfunded as state funding demand grows, study finds

August 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Six states that faced teacher strikes last year — Arizona, California, Colorado, North Carolina, Oklahoma and West Virginia — have had only small increases in education spending since the 1980s when compared to other states. State and local spending grew […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

US Edtech Funding Already Nears $1 Billion in First Half of 2019

August 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

The U.S. education technology industry appears on track to surpass the amount of investor funding tallied in recent years. For the first half of 2019, the industry saw $962 million raised across 65 deals, the highest amount of funding at […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Does requiring seniors to fill out FAFSA forms increase college attendance?

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to connect students with college financial aid, some states are requiring graduating seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. In the 2021-22 school year, Texas will become the second to require students […]


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

Study suggests nap time benefits high-schoolers, too

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teenage years are not conducive to sleep. Homework, extra curricular activities and the need to make extra money from part-time jobs all cut into a teen’s sleep schedule. In addition, teens’ circadian rhythms are working against them. Their melatonin […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Hamilton Education Program goes online to reach more schools

August 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The program for Title I schools, in which students get the opportunity to talk with cast members and perform their material on stage before viewing the hit musical in their town, is continuing. This upcoming school year, the program will […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 steps for improving urban schools through autonomous leadership

August 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Substantial education reform in urban public schools has been on a hamster wheel since the late 1980s, and the shortcomings are still evident. This assessment serves as an observation and not as a criticism. Providing greater autonomy to public schools […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Survey: Teachers want multiple options for responding to student misbehavior

July 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Two-thirds of U.S. teachers say discipline policies are inconsistently enforced in their schools, and 38% attribute a decline in suspensions to “higher tolerance for misbehavior,” according to the results of a survey released Tuesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Report highlights impact of student loans on black borrowers

July 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Outstanding student debt continues to grow, with some 43 million Americans owing a total $1.4 trillion in federal student loan debt alone. The decade-long disinvestment in public higher education and the inability of underfunded colleges that serve minorities to deepen […]