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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: District-run ‘charters’ don’t see same results

August 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The theory behind school-level autonomy is that students can achieve more if those who understand their needs best – namely, principals and teachers, not the central office – make the decisions that affect their learning. It is clear that cities […]


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 Strategies

Study: High-pressure school mandates eventually stall gains

August 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The researchers on the NCLB study maintain that the way the Every Student Succeeds Act is structured gives it greater potential to improve long-term outcomes — but only if performance requirements come along with additional support for educators. Indeed, the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How an Indiana school district is closing learning gaps, raising student achievement

August 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Although the most recent Nation’s Report Card from the National Assessment of Educational Progress indicates that less than half of students are at or above proficiency in all subjects, we have the opportunity to shift the culture of constant test […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New approaches needed to prepare students for unknown careers

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

One of the primary responsibilities of educators is to prepare students for future careers, a task that is increasingly difficult in the current changing landscape. Not only is the workplace changing, but the nature of innovation—and human nature—means that most […]


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 Strategies

Blended learning models can benefit students in juvenile jails

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While most schools are looking at alternative forms of discipline in efforts to disrupt the “school-to-prison” pipeline, such as restorative justice practices, there are still circumstances where time in a juvenile justice facility is warranted. Though these students may be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to best serve Latino students

August 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Studies show that the growing racial disparities in higher education occur amongst not only student populations, but faculty members and administration as well. This may have serious implications on the success of racial and ethnic minorities who may also be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Delinquency levels high for HBCU loan program

August 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The GAO and a group of Democratic legislators have suggested that the Education Department should modify the program and do more outreach to public universities, which could expand it. Only 13 of the participating schools are public institutions. The GAO […]