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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers strategize to keep English learners engaged during COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Districts with more resources and technology are better prepared for this type of interruption. In Forsyth County, Georgia, where only 15% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, the district can hand out hot spots for students who need […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in New York City — the chill was biting, the […]


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

Report highlights need for new early ed public funding model as demand grows amid coronavirus crisis

March 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report comes just two weeks after a national task force released a broad plan for redefining the work and preparation programs for those working in the early childhood education field. Leaders of the effort recommend early educators working in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Pandemic could lead to ‘major upheaval’ in school district budgets

March 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It took 10 years for some states to recover from the Great Recession — and to see surpluses they could use to increase funding for K-12 education. How they weather the “economic shock” brought on by the novel coronavirus will […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed groups press for federal support for coronavirus response

March 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the coronavirus and the respiratory disease it causes, COVID-19, took hold in the U.S., colleges rapidly began to move courses online and assess how the situation would stress their budgets. Taking instruction remote has short-term costs, especially for colleges […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Florida Senate rejects proposal requiring more accountability from private schools

March 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On the national level, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has promoted a proposed $5 billion tax credit scholarship program that low-income students could use to attend private schools. The program would allow states to opt in and give individuals […]


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

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

California funding model boosted options for LA high-schoolers, but disparities remain

March 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Conducted by sociologist Bruce Fuller and doctoral student Joon-Ho Lee, the paper delves into the decisions LAUSD made as the state decentralized funding, making additional amounts above the base allocation available for ELs, students from low-income families and students in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Study: Social studies teachers not ‘above the fray’ in removing bias from media literacy

March 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The survey drew from 1,065 high school social studies teachers in Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New York and Texas. Fox News, The New York Times and CNN were the three news outlets teachers on opposite sides of the political spectrum […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House calls for $100 billion to rebuild schools

March 5, 2020

Via: AFT News

A plan to repair, upgrade and rebuild the nation’s schools got a big boost in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. With AFT leaders and supporters at her side, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lifted up a bill that would […]