Even before the current downturn it was clear that the fiscal picture for schools was changing in some unfavorable ways.
That means the dreaded ‘p’ word, productivity, is now getting more attention in policy discussions. It’s also why you absolutely don’t want to miss Paul Hill and The Commodore’s* new paper on this very question. (And if you haven’t read The Commodore’s book on education spending that’s a must-read, too). They’re on the leading edge of one of the issues that will define the education debate for at least the next decade.
Vander Ark has some productivity ideas, too.
*I’m affiliated with CRPE.