Tag: education

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Districts weigh cutting gifted programs as inclusivity lags

October 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Districts around the country grapple with the problem of inequity in gifted programs. Many argue the problem isn’t that there are fewer low-income, minority gifted students, it’s that they often go unidentified. Whether it’s because they are in schools that […]

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 […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Administrators share 7 tips for building positive school culture

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Building and maintaining a positive school culture can be an uphill battle for many principals and superintendents. Once attained, however, it has shown to have a significant impact in areas of concern including student academic performance and teacher retention. Recently, […]


Report: States ‘retreat’ from including student test results in principal, teacher evaluations

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Following No Child Left Behind’s strict requirements for education accountability systems, ESSA returned much of the control to the states. In addition to legal challenges over linking test scores to teacher evaluation results, education researchers also raised questions about the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Teach Fire Safety with NFPA Resources for Teachers

October 4, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Wondering how to teach fire safety to your students? Look no further than the excellent resources from the National Fire Protection Association. Tomorrow is the first day of Fire Prevention Week, and October is Fire Prevention Month. The National Fire […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Work placement and IT support are critical for U.S. universities

October 4, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Universities across the globe are facing tremendous pressure to evolve and innovate to meet the demands of today’s job market. Not only are they tasked with optimizing operations and academic programs with the latest technologies, but they also must fight […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Federal-State Partnerships for College Affordability

October 3, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In a report released Wednesday, the Institute for College Access and Success proposed a framework for a federal-state partnership to increase college affordability. The report argued that federal funding should go to states to add to overall investment in higher […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘This is the bust’: Colleges tackle the challenge of regional consolidation

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Regional colleges have long played the role of community economic engines. For many students, the educational experience they offer is more aligned with the needs and opportunities in the local workforce than is that of their state’s flagship institution. But […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Challenging students to see and achieve their unique potential

September 24, 2019

Via: eSchool News

K-12 teachers, counselors, and other front-line educators all need an effective framework with a set of tools to assess, intervene, and empower our students to see and achieve their own unique potentials, whether in the classroom, guidance counseling sessions, student […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: K-12 principals most trusted to be ethical, responsible

September 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The overall survey results show that the more unethical Americans believe people in authority positions behave, the less likely they think those leaders do their jobs effectively. “Conversely, U.S. adults who think group members admit mistakes and take responsibility for […]