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Category: Education Economics


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 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 Economics

Report: Afterschool Nutrition Program shows significant expansion, but needs more funding

October 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

From food trucks in to in-school pantries, districts continue to seek ways to keep students fed, even after the dismissal bell rings. Sixty percent of the 20 million students who qualify for free and reduced lunches say they return to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Education Strategies

West Virginia county targets poverty to boost achievement

October 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Because students who struggle with housing and food insecurity are less likely to learn, educators are working with community partners and state leaders to address the underlying barriers keeping students from the classroom. With schools educating a larger percentage of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Tallying numbers of students in poverty poses challenge for lawmakers

October 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Identifying students living in poverty is a tricky equation for states to solve. For years, the free and reduced-price lunch program was the standard when it came to making this determination. Changes to this system, however, increased the number of […]


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

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

October 17, 2019

Via: Education Week

Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis that says […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Report: State and federal spending on higher ed has nearly converged

October 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The convergence of funding matters because it changes how support for higher ed flows into the system, Rebecca Thiess, associate manager at The Pew Charitable Trusts, told reporters during a call last week. “We’re seeing more support directly to students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Reeves says education agenda includes teacher pay raises

October 10, 2019

Via: Education Week

Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released his education proposals Wednesday, saying he has a four-year plan to increase Mississippi teacher salaries if he’s elected governor. He said the plan will not require a tax increase because Mississippi’s economy is good […]