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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Free 2-Year College Proposal in Va.

December 13, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia, a Democrat, on Thursday unveiled a budget proposal for $145 million over two years to make community college tuition free for low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. Under the plan, eligible […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Ed Dept flags compliance issues with troubled accreditor ACICS

December 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Democratic lawmakers and higher education pundits have long criticized ACICS for poorly monitoring the institutions under its purview. ACICS managed two high-profile for-profit college chains, Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute, which collapsed in 2015 and 2016, respectively. This launched […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips to help students feel connected on campus

December 5, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Students who report a strong sense of belonging at their college or university typically do better in school, and a new survey points to five key steps schools can take to support students’ mental health and success. This sense of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State seeks delay in school funding lawsuit filing

December 3, 2019

Via: Education Week

State officials are seeking more time to prepare for the latest court challenge to New Hampshire’s public school funding system. The ConVal, Mascenic, Winchester, and Monadnock school districts sued the state earlier this year, arguing it has failed in its […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Texas likely to expand ethnic studies curriculum with African American history course

December 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While more states are implementing ethnic studies curricula as part of a growing effort around inclusivity and diversity in education, some face an uphill battle with opposing views over what can be politically charged topics. California, for example, is notably […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Denver after-school program receives $1.5M from marijuana tax revenue

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In states where marijuana has been legalized, the effects are a double-edged sword. While marijuana tax revenue is often channeled toward education in the form of funds, educators worry the use of those funds sends a mixed message to students. […]


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

30 districts join DonorsChoose program to supplement classroom resource budgets

November 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many organizations — and even some individuals — have turned to crowdfunding to raise money for specific causes and projects. Educators are beginning to turn to this source, as well, to compensate for the lack of funds available for classroom […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Education Strategies

Report on Accountability and Higher Ed’s ‘Triad’

November 19, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report from New America recommends a wide range of changes to higher education’s regulatory triad, the three primary types of regulators for the industry: accreditors, state agencies and the U.S. Department of Education. These regulatory bodies are failing […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Strategies for culturally responsive teaching

November 7, 2019

Via: eSchool News

A critical topic for schools and communities–and most importantly, our students–is how teachers nurture ALL students, create a sense of belonging, and keep educational standards high. Only then can students, especially immigrant students and students of color, meet their potential […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers say these 6 things can help students with math

October 28, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Poor performance in previous math classes and low confidence are some of students’ biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to math success, according to a new survey about math education. The survey of more than 400 high school math teachers […]