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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Fitch: Education sector’s credit quality strong, but pressures on the rise

June 22, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A district’s credit rating is an indicator of fiscal health and is taken into consideration when school systems seek loans and refinance debt. Higher credit ratings could result in lower interest rates for loans. Several independent companies provide credit ratings […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

June 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

While U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has continuously pushed for states and districts to use pandemic relief and recovery funds to address the teacher shortage crisis, he announced Thursday how American Rescue Plan fund investments to support the teaching […]


Education Tech

Critical steps to bolster K-12 cybersecurity

March 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

This past August, the Center for Internet Security’s Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), which serves state and local governments, reported that it expects an increase of as much as 86 percent in cybersecurity incidents aimed at K-12 school […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Seven keys to effective teacher development

February 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Building on the changes that school systems have made during the pandemic to achieve true digital transformation requires an adaptive approach to K-12 leadership, as well as a focus on successful change management. These are adjustments that have to take […]


News

Federal funding can help you install air purification systems in your school

January 3, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Prior to the pandemic, many schools, colleges, and universities had indoor air quality challenges, but the past 18 months has brought a heightened awareness to a growing problem. Forty percent of the nation’s school systems need to replace at least […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How online education serves special needs students

November 18, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Over the past few years, the pandemic made online education the de-facto schooling format for nearly all Americans. While it proved viable for many, it also exposed some of the common pitfalls in the traditional online education landscape, leading to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What Will K-12 Schools Look Like Post-Coronavirus?

April 3, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

What will K-12 schools look like after social distancing is over and people reassess what they want from school systems after the pandemic? For this bonus episode of the EdSurge Podcast, we posed that question to Simon Rodberg, a former […]


Education Tech

Are you sure your edtech tools are working?

August 19, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Elkin City Schools (ECS) is my home. It’s a small district, located near the North Carolina border, with three schools and about 1,200 students. It’s a small, tight-knit community full of passionate leaders, dedicated teachers, and inspired learners. We rank […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Create a School Culture Where Teachers Lead Innovation

June 14, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Teachers have awesome ideas but it can be challenging for school systems to surface them and turn them into reality. In my previous column, I looked at two school systems that created structures that did just that. Gwinnett County Public […]