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Category: Economics&Strategies


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

Report: Overall pre-K spending grows, but few states make gains in quality, enrollment

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

For the first time, overall spending on public pre-K programs across 44 states, the District of Columbia and Guam tops $8 billion, and 16 states increased per-child funding last year. But a sizable number of states — 18 — have […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

NYC schools involve students in budget decisions to increase civic engagement

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are more engaged in education when they feel that they are a part of the process. That is true of civic involvement in the adult world as well. When people feel that their voices are heard, they are more […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How should schools approach teaching, measuring whole-child competencies?

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The 21st century has brought with it a new set of demands for skills needed to be successful, and in turn, educators have been charged with preparing students for tomorrow’s world. Rather than promoting a narrow focus on academics, the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How colleges can make tuition resets successful

April 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Lapovsky, formerly president of Mercy College who is now a consultant for colleges and universities, takes on a trend that has been debated broadly in higher education as small private colleges in particular struggle to find a solution to the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed funding is halfway back to pre-recession levels

April 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The flattening of tuition revenue suggests public colleges and universities are responding to market pressure on price growth, the SHEEO report notes. Still, “heavy reliance on tuition revenue has become the new norm for how state higher education system are […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

In win for Ed Dept, negotiators agree on new accreditation rules

April 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Critics observing the process had been skeptical that a consensus could be reached given the broad range of issues on the negotiating table, and some reported disorganization in the process. Inside Higher Ed noted that the agreement reached this week […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Teachers to see $3,000 raise under Georgia budget agreement

March 29, 2019

Via: Education Week

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia teachers and other certified school employees will see a $3,000 raise under the $27.5 billion spending proposal headed to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk. The 2020 general budget, which begins July 1, was agreed to Thursday by […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Lawmakers eye updates to Nevada’s school funding formula

March 28, 2019

Via: Education Week

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers say they plan to revamp the state’s 52-year-old education funding formula by giving additional funds to students who need extra support, such as children who are learning English or qualify for free or […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

5 lawsuits that could bring major change to higher ed

March 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This year is already shaping up to be a momentous one for higher education. In Congress, both parties have indicated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act is a priority. The U.S. Department of Education is underway with regulatory overhauls on […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

‘Broken’ funding system pushes public colleges to recruit out of state

March 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The out-of-state visits “consistently exhibited racial bias,” the researchers explain, attributing colleges’ need to look beyond their borders to a “broken” higher ed funding system that “incentivizes universities to prioritize rich out-of-state students.” State funding to higher ed rose slightly […]