Kunjan Narechania discusses on the EdNext blog.
In New Orleans, the focus is now on high-quality instructional materials.
EdStat: Charter Schools Have Gained a Substantial Following in Louisiana, Where 148 Charters Now Serve more than 80,000 Students
But charters have also attracted opposition from many school districts and teachers.
EdStat: 38 States had Statewide Quality Rating and Improvement Systems for Preschools by February 2017
Many systems include differential funding reimbursement for programs with higher quality ratings.
Decades of Catholic school leaders did not adapt to changing circumstances to ensure that middle-income families would still be able to afford tuition.
If we allow students to move at their own pace, there is no longer a need to label and sort them.
EdStat: State Spending on Preschool More Than Doubled between 2002 and 2016, from $3.3 to $7.4 Billion
However, a range of research also shows that many early childhood programs do not have positive long-term effects.
A review of financial conditions at New England’s small private colleges finds that tuition revenue is failing to keep up with expenses at more than half the schools.
EdStat: Between 1968 and 2013, the Percentage of Middle-Income Families Enrolled in Private Schools Fell from 12 Percent to 7 Percent
Enrollment in private schools is falling among middle-income students, while high-income and low-income student enrollment in private schools is holding steady.
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