Tag: economic

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Enrollment declines threaten the economic futures of college towns

April 24, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The University of Arizona’s undergraduate enrollment has increased in recent years, bucking the declines experienced by many colleges throughout the U.S. For the Tucson region, the university’s home, that upward trend is key. Higher education institutions are “the most important” […]


A Long and Complicated Road Ahead

January 22, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Joe Biden entered the White House this week with high and wide-ranging expectations from higher education leaders, advocates for survivors of sexual violence and students for how his new administration will require colleges to handle and reduce sexual assault on […]

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

Ed Dept releases more than $21B in coronavirus relief for colleges

January 14, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Congress hammered out the overall $900 billion deal in December, roughly nine months after approving the first round of funding. The new money was briefly imperiled when President Donald Trump unexpectedly declined to sign the measure, though he eventually did […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

More colleges consider across-the-board cuts, survey finds

August 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

At least 224 colleges have laid off or furloughed employees or didn’t renew worker contracts, according to a review by The Chronicle of Higher Education. More than 50,000 employees have been impacted. In May, Wellesley College, a liberal arts school […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges factor flexibility for students into fall reopening plans

June 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A major concern among college administrators is whether they will be able to reopen their campuses for the fall. Institutions have not been immune to the economic turbulence the pandemic has caused. Many have taken significant hits to their budgets. […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Studies indicate students retain more reading printed text

August 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Moving textbooks from print to digital formats makes sense financially. Many districts are moving towards a “paper-free” environment and that includes curriculum materials. Unfortunately, mounting evidence indicates that performance drops when students learn on a screen. Though there are economic […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Survey: Funding remains top concern for principals nationwide

May 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

That principals’ top concerns consistently involved funding should come as no surprise: While many states increased K-12 spending in the past year, the return of funding to pre-recession levels has lagged as demands for tech, the implementation of new standards, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Student Achievement and Every State’s Economic Future

March 29, 2017

Via: Education Next

Schooling policy in the U.S. is in flux. And the future of America’s state economies is at stake. The No Child Left Behind Act that drove much of the overall policy discussion became increasingly dysfunctional and was belatedly replaced by […]


Appleseed Considers Racial, Economic Aspects of NYC Education

March 3, 2016

Via: Education News

A new study from New York Appleseed has taken a closer look at racial isolation among educationally disadvantaged children, finding that segregation by race or income relates to limited resources in New York City elementary schools. The study, “New York City Elementary Schools: A Tale […]