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Category: Education Economics


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

School breaks are being used for credit recovery

September 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Credit recovery programs are designed to help address the high school dropout rate. The issue is considered a societal one because high school dropouts earn an average of $9,200 less per year than high school graduates and are more likely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

ITT trustee sues Ed Department, lenders to help pay $1.5B in claims

September 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

For-profit colleges in recent years have been the subject of controversy — at first drawing criticism and stricter regulations from the Obama administration for alleged unfair marketing and loan practices and, at times, the poor quality of the instruction. More […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed finance needs fresh approach

August 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

At a time when states are strapped for money to support all their responsibilities, higher education leaders will have to continue to look for alternative sources of revenue, otherwise the impact cut fall on the shoulders of students. A recent […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When public funds are used for any purpose, the public has a right to know how those funds are spent. However, many charter schools do not have sufficient oversight of financial matters. In many cases, this issue is because of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Pay leaves some teachers feeling forced out of the middle class

August 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The issue of teacher pay is a complex one that has given rise to multiple protests in recent months. While the issue at first appears to be a matter of states simply allocating more money to teachers, it’s often not […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Institutional Innovation: Taking advantage of industry experts to build a workforce-ready generation

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Small liberal arts college Drew University in Madison, New Jersey is known for being surrounded by an expanse of forestry. But, the institution is also embedded in something else: a fledging biopharmaceutical industry with over a thousand top-name drug-development companies, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Americans overwhelmingly support higher education funding, report shows

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to the way higher education helps society and individuals, the survey found that about 83% of respondents thought it contributed to scientific advances, while about three quarters believe it contributes to a graduate’s personal wealth and success or […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 things every aspiring college president needs to know

July 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

“I was not interested in being a college president. The first time I had been contacted about it, I said I don’t know if I’m smart enough to be a college president, but I’m smart enough not to want to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Changing school culture can impact teacher retention, student success

July 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Many school leaders are faced with consequences of low teacher retention rates, especially during this time of year when they spend time and money recruiting new teachers and pouring over test data that reflects teacher dissatisfaction. Low teacher retention rates […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Detroit turns to teachers certified online to fill yawning gap

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The marked decrease in young people entering the teaching profession is being attributed to a variety of reasons, including low pay and a lack of respect for teachers that simply wasn’t the case decades ago. The result is that as […]