Tag: K-8

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Making the grade: Why school construction costs are climbing and projects are stalling

February 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When California-based C.W. Driver Cos. began work on the new 94,000-square-foot K-8 ​Cadence Park School campus in Irvine in 2016, the overall construction costs came in at $475 per square foot. But in 2019, as the firm started mapping out […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Educators encounter wide variety of grade level performance in classrooms

May 8, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The divergences K-8 teachers are encountering in their classrooms could help support increasing calls from advocates for more robust early childhood education options. In addition to a strong return on investment for costly upfront expenses, early childhood education could help […]

Educational Stages

Program Aims to Keep Schools Diverse as New York Neighborhoods Gentrify

February 16, 2016

Via: NY Times

How white is too white? At the Academy of Arts and Letters, a small K-8 school in Brooklyn founded in 2006 to educate a community of “diverse individuals,” that question is being put to the test. The school — along […]