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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

This November, vote against student debt

October 28, 2020

Via: AFT News

Student debt has been an albatross around the necks of so many individual Americans, even dragging down the economy at large. At a virtual event Oct. 19, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) talked about the gravity […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Where Trump and Biden stand on education issues

October 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the 2020 presidential race nears Election Day, the proposed education policies of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden could have a significant impact on K-12 education. In recent years, districts have dealt with a kind of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Let’s Make Math Education Relevant for Real Life

October 26, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Over a decade ago, I learned about a pioneering course at Cabrillo College in California. In it, students collected survey data in their neighborhoods on issues such as youth gangs or discrimination against immigrants, learned statistical methods to analyze that […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Turning media literacy into civic engagement

October 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Being an informed contributor to America’s democratic practices and principles requires strong media literacy skills. Without them, even the most civic-minded will find it hard to assess and interpret the mass of information out in the world. Jeff Knutson, Common […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Ed Dept civil rights data shows restraint, seclusion, sexual assault on the rise

October 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A bevy of statistics about school enrollment, discipline practices, academic offerings and more from the 2017-18 school year was released by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights as part of the biennial Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Lessons on building community from a pandemic

October 20, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Like schools across the country, Lompoc Unified School District was thrown into distance learning with little warning and no real preparation. While it was far from ideal, we found that building community was the key to making the best of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 COVID-19 education trends set to persist post-pandemic

October 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When the pandemic is over, there will be COVID-19-related practices many school administrators will happily like to see vanish and never return, such as mask wearing and social distancing. But there are some new or refined activities that — while […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Education Department pulls handbook with Clery Act requirements

October 19, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Education Department says it was trying to make it simpler for institutions to report crime and campus safety statistics required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. But experts in the law’s […]


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

Connectivity gap persists for at least 300K California students

October 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As pandemic-induced school closures drag on, the digital divide continues to drive 16.9 million students into the homework gap. Additionally, 36% of those living in rural locations lack connectivity. Broken down by race, the homework gap impacts 34% of American […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Education Strategies

What does a district court ruling mean for future right-to-education cases?

October 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The decision follows a landmark April decision in a Michigan right-to-read case, where a federal judge ruled Americans have “a fundamental right to a basic minimum education.” While the decision led to a major settlement between the state and students […]