Articles: Business & Finance

Career-Oriented Curriculum Delivers Critical Skills

An increasing number of students are finding themselves mingling among professionals with internships in local businesses—the culmination of a work-based learning curriculum.

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

Districts Differ on Merits of Enrollment Caps

Districts across the country have implemented enrollment caps to prevent class sizes from becoming too large in schools with swelling enrollments.

Legislation to Set New Rules for Students on the Playing Field

Over 40 states are currently developing legislation that will set standards for when a student athlete can return to the playing field.

RTI Goes Mainstream

Increased education funding and new software and products motivate more districts to buy in to Response-to-Intervention.

Who Will Teach? New Opportunity for Teachers

"Once-in-a-generation" opportunity to recreate workforce policies in order to retain the current fleet of teachers.

FLAP Grant Provides Critical Language Support Programs

$12.4 million in grant money was given to public primary and secondary schools to support "critical foreign languages" such as Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Russian, to help students compete in a global marketplace.

Retaining Librarians through Mentoring

With districts facing budget concerns nationwide, library media programs and staffing are limited.

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