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Category: Education Economics


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

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]


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

How districts can step in to help students deal with deportation fears

February 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Any disruption in a student’s home life can have a cascading effect on a his or her school performance and even their behavior. Fear of the unknown when a parent is detained due to illegal immigration charges can leave students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

On for-profits’ horizon: more regulatory uncertainty, closures

January 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to regulating for-profit colleges, Steve Gunderson, who heads the sector’s leading trade group, and the Center for American Progress’ Ben Miller disagree on a lot. But they are of the same mind on one thing: Regulatory “ping […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Should access to a public education be a constitutional right for all children?

January 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Close to 40 years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez, the decision’s implications are still a central topic of debate among educators, scholars, lawmakers and members of school communities […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How Mills College transformed its ‘deficit culture’

January 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In 2017, Mills College in Oakland, California, faced a budget deficit so severe — to the tune of $9 million — it declared a “financial emergency” as it moved to lay off dozens of faculty and staff. Five years of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Massachusetts to monitor struggling private colleges

January 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Last April, Mount Ida abruptly announced it was closing and offered students automatic enrollment at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Former students sued the college in November, claiming officials were aware of its mounting financial difficulties as early as 2014. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

El Espace: 500,000 Students Are Affected by the L.A. Teachers Strike. Most Are Latino.

January 18, 2019

Via: NY Times

On Monday, more than 30,000 public-school teachers and employees of the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike, protesting for higher pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff for their students. Though negotiations had reportedly resumed on Thursday […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed Dept to review schools’ restraint, seclusion in vow to ‘protect students with disabilities’

January 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Education Commission of the States broadly refers to restraint as “the physical holding or mechanical restriction of a student’s movement” and seclusion as “procedures that isolate a student from others.” When it comes to students with disabilities who are […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

What does the government shutdown mean for administrators?

January 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Schools are fortunate during the current federal shutdown that the Department of Education is funded for now, and that schools have or will receive most of their federal funding for the current year. However, the potential impact of the loss […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

New York Governor Proposes New For-Profit Regulations

January 16, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

New York governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing regulations on for-profit institutions as part of his 2019-20 budget plan. Under his proposal released Tuesday, for-profit colleges would be required to regularly report their funding sources to the state and would […]