Tag: education funding

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Regional public colleges help build economic resilience in their areas, study finds

March 14, 2022

Via: Education Dive

Regional colleges are roughly defined as public four-year institutions without a state flagship or research designation. Some higher education experts say they have been overlooked in policy discussions, as they are not as prominent and enroll fewer students than their […]

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State funding for community colleges set to fall 2% in fiscal 2021, report finds

March 23, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Roughly $1.9 billion in federal relief funding is helping states keep higher education appropriations flat in fiscal 2021, SHEEO’s analysis found. Without federal help, however, state support for higher education would have declined by $1.7 billion. Around 70% of states […]

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State funding prospects dim as public colleges head into budget season

February 10, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Even before COVID-19 struck the University of Vermont, Suresh Garimella, its president, knew the institution faced serious financial pressures that needed to be addressed. The number of high school seniors in the state was expected to decline, reducing one of […]

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Will more public colleges freeze tuition for next year?

January 28, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Newsom’s budget proposal increases base funding to Cal State by 3%, as well as injects $255 million into the system for several initiatives, including deferred maintenance and emergency student aid. The extra funding, however, comes with the expectation that the […]

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City schools struggling to keep vocational programs afloat after abrupt funding cut

January 13, 2020

Via: NY Daily News

For the 130 students in the business program at Susan Wagner High School in Staten Island, the opportunity to design and run their own company has been life-changing. The students are part of a class called Virtual Enterprise – a […]

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West Virginia Teachers Are Striking Again, This Time over School Voucher Scheme

February 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

West Virginia teachers and school workers are set to strike again, and this time it’s about school vouchers. A year after they walked out asking for higher wages and lower healthcare costs, the state’s teachers unions are set to strike […]

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Proposed Budget Targets High-Profile Programs, Favors School Choice

March 31, 2017

Via: Education Week

President Donald Trump spent more than a year on the campaign trail saying he wanted to take an ax to the U.S. Department of Education and be the country’s biggest champion for school choice. And in his budget proposal last […]