The Financial Stress of Teaching in Regions of Fast Economic Growth

By 05/14/2018

Rising costs are creating substantial economic anxiety among teachers and possibly affecting their teaching practice.

EdStat: Total State and Local Spending on Higher Education Increased by 13.5 Percent (in Inflation-Adjusted Terms) from 1987 to 2015 Nationwide

By 05/11/2018

The student population increased far more rapidly than state spending during the same period of time.

Straight Up Conversation: Playworks CEO and Founder Jill Vialet

By 05/11/2018

Playworks is a nonprofit that partners with schools to use recess and play to improve children’s social-emotional learning and experience in school.

In the News: One Ohio School’s Quest to Rethink Bad Behavior

By 05/11/2018

In the Atlantic, Katherine Reynolds Lewis takes a step back from the current debate over school discipline to profile a school that is trying something new: use whatever methods will meet children’s needs.

5 Trends for Seeding CBE Growth

By 05/10/2018

As more and more school systems across the country explore competency-based education, we need to be attentive to the processes that will actually allow such innovations to thrive.

In the News: Maryland Community Colleges to Offer Free Tuition in 2019

By 05/10/2018

In Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a bill that will make community college free. The state will join California, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Tennessee in offering statewide tuition-free programs,

EdStat: State and Local Funding for Higher Education has Declined to $7,152 per Student Enrolled in a Public Two- or Four-Year School

By 05/09/2018

Even though states are spending more overall on higher education, these increases have not kept pace with enrollment growth.

Growing Charter Schools Through Federal Opportunity Zones

By 05/09/2018

A new federal tax incentive could hold the key to spurring billions of dollars in investment in low-income areas with limited access to quality public charter school options.

In the News: Purdue President Eyes Expansion into High School

By 05/09/2018

Last year Purdue University helped launch a charter school aimed at boosting the number of high school students in Indiana’s urban areas who can meet Purdue’s admissions criteria. Now it wants to expand the model.

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