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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Landscape of State Performance Funding Policies

February 5, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new policy brief finds that 29 states currently tie some share of state funding for public colleges to student outcomes, such as graduation rates. Many of these state funding formulas also reward colleges for serving low-income students and students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Maine governor proposes $126.6M supplemental budget

February 4, 2020

Via: Education Week

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills unveiled a nearly $127 million supplemental budget proposal on Monday that aims to hire more child welfare caseworkers and state troopers, boost funding for education and infrastructure improvements, and add another $20 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Reeves: Pay raise for teachers, no new money for prisons

February 3, 2020

Via: Education Week

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has released his budget proposal that includes pay raises for teachers and no additional money for the troubled state prison system. Reeves is recommending a $1,500 salary bump for teachers during the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

3 trends impacting major for-profit college operators in 2020

January 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The potential for the November elections to shift the balance of power in the legislative and executive branches makes this year important for operators of for-profit colleges. Already, 2020 has seen the continuation of the sector’s years-long shift into new […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Collaborating for culturally responsive education

January 28, 2020

Via: AFT News

In a world where students are more and more ethnically and racially diverse, educators are eager to devise more inclusive, welcoming approaches to teaching and student support. That’s why the AFT’s Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute this year focused […]


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

Indiana district runs afoul of state officials with enrollment promotion

January 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In an environment where public schools face increasing competition from charters, private school voucher programs, and other choice options, marketing has grown as an important means to keep students (and per-pupil funding) within districts. But, as this incident highlights, there […]


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

Educational travel develops critical observation skills

January 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

All travel is valuable. Being able to see new sights, to visit important landmarks and to immerse yourself in culturally and (often) linguistically different places is a wonderful experience, be it one town, state or province away, or an ocean […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Customized microcredential programs benefit rural schools with convenient PD options

January 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Microcredential PD programs are gaining popularity as more districts implement them for teachers to select, learn and demonstrate their strengths and skills. While not a substitute for more robust professional learning, these programs can be tailored to any aspect of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

More states expanding students’ access to free school meals

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A Vermont bill that would make school meals free for all students is just one example of how anti-hunger advocates are pushing in the direction of universal school meals. Concerns over lunch shaming, unpaid meal debt and proposals from the […]


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

Ed Dept launches OPEN Center to help prevent discrimination in schools

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The move to support a more proactive approach follows scrutiny from student advocate groups in recent years over the department’s handling of discrimination complaints. For example, while the OCR under the Trump administration has resolved nearly twice as many complaints […]