How To Make the Most of the Single Best College Tax Break

Time – Kim Clark “Nearly 2 million Americans pay too much in taxes because of confusion over education benefits. Here’s how to avoid that mistake. Back in January President Obama proposed consolidating many overlapping education tax benefits, a plan...

How Would Students Spend the Principal’s Money?

Time – Matt Cohen and Daniel Schugurensky “A Phoenix high school’s experiment shows that kids can prioritize and collaborate when their education is at stake. During the 2013-14 school year, Quintin Boyce, the principal of Bioscience, a public high school...

Life Is Taxing… Teaching Your Kids Real Financial Facts

Forbes – Neale Godfrey “That time of year is upon us. Yes, it’s tax season! We always seem shocked by the fact that tax-time has crept up on us so unexpectedly. Nevertheless, Benjamin Franklin once reminded us that, “In this world nothing is sure but death...

Shrinking the Education Gap Would Boost the Economy, Study Says

Time – Kevin McSpadden “Narrowing the education gap between America’s poor and wealthy school children could accelerate the economy and significantly increase government revenues, according to a new study. An improvement in the educational performance of...

ESEA would see $2.7B increase under FY 2016 budget

E-School News – Staff Writer “President Obama’s FY 2016 budget request includes four focus areas for education, including increasing equity and opportunity for all students; expanding high-quality early learning programs; supporting teachers and school...