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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: Overall pre-K spending grows, but few states make gains in quality, enrollment

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

For the first time, overall spending on public pre-K programs across 44 states, the District of Columbia and Guam tops $8 billion, and 16 states increased per-child funding last year. But a sizable number of states — 18 — have […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

NYC schools involve students in budget decisions to increase civic engagement

April 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are more engaged in education when they feel that they are a part of the process. That is true of civic involvement in the adult world as well. When people feel that their voices are heard, they are more […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How should schools approach teaching, measuring whole-child competencies?

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The 21st century has brought with it a new set of demands for skills needed to be successful, and in turn, educators have been charged with preparing students for tomorrow’s world. Rather than promoting a narrow focus on academics, the […]


News

Analysis: Teachers more likely to strike in lowest-paid districts, states

April 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While last year’s actions by teachers took place at the state level, there is a mixture this year of both state and local-level strikes. And some upcoming rallies and walkouts are planned in districts and states not on the lists […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teaching model takes strategic approach to identifying the skills students missed

April 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Andy Lee thought he was helping some of his struggling students learn how to write an argumentative essay by breaking the task into smaller pieces, such as focusing first on the skill of paraphrasing. After all, Strategic Inquiry — the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How colleges can make tuition resets successful

April 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Lapovsky, formerly president of Mercy College who is now a consultant for colleges and universities, takes on a trend that has been debated broadly in higher education as small private colleges in particular struggle to find a solution to the […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Free teacher-led conferences strengthen educator empowerment

April 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The participant-driven conference model, referred to as “edcamps,” features a “news you can use” type of training and professional development for teachers. Instead of relying on administrators to set agendas and announce new policy, this method encourages those with first-hand […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed funding is halfway back to pre-recession levels

April 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The flattening of tuition revenue suggests public colleges and universities are responding to market pressure on price growth, the SHEEO report notes. Still, “heavy reliance on tuition revenue has become the new norm for how state higher education system are […]


News

Report: Higher ed corruption is a global problem

April 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Issues with corruption varied around the world, but no geographical area was immune to it, according to CHEA/CIQG’s study. The recent alleged admissions bribery scandal lighting up the higher ed world should make clear, if it wasn’t already, that the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Pennsylvania higher ed system gives colleges tuition control

April 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The flexibility to set tuition is part of the three-phase redesign of Passhe, which has seen declining enrollment for the eighth-straight year, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Some colleges in the state have been harder hit than others; enrollment at […]