Tag: education programs

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House spending bill lowballs key Biden education requests

March 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The federal fiscal spending bill for 2022, which passed on Wednesday night in the House, significantly lowballed many key education programs that would have aided in K-12’s recovery from COVID-19. The blow comes despite President Joe Biden’s request for ambitious […]


Title IX regulations impose new requirements on K-12 districts

June 4, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On May 6, the U.S. Department of Education released new Title IX regulations that establish how education programs that receive federal funding must respond to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment. A lot has been written about how the new rules […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

National Dropout Prevention Center unveils guide for improving alternative schools and programs

February 11, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The guide is based on the center’s analysis of at least 100 alternative education programs over the past 34 years. The resource is organized into five domains education leaders and policymakers can tackle for improving alternative schools. Each domain also […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

New case studies feature superintendents leading early-childhood efforts

October 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 80% of U.S. superintendents who responded said their state doesn’t spend enough money on early care and education programs, and only 16% said every family in their state had access to a high-quality early […]

Education Tech

Report: Most elementary, special ed teachers not required to show they can teach reading

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes at a time when courts are being asked to consider whether children have a constitutional right to literacy. Learning to read encompasses the five skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. But to help students […]

Education Tech, News

Arts teachers lack training in working with students who have special needs

June 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The article notes that this summer, directors of arts education programs at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia — both of which include working with special needs as part […]


4 critical issues for competency-based education programs

January 12, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As K-12 competency-based education programs become more widespread, educators and policymakers would do well to focus on four key issues that can make or break high-quality programs, according to a new report. The CompetencyWorks report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Undergraduate curricular reform efforts at Harvard and Duke suggest there’s no one way to do it well

March 10, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

General education programs at their best impart to undergraduates basic knowledge in — or at least exposure to — a variety of disciplines, and provide some sense of how to study and live in a thoughtful way. Their iterations on […]