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Top 4 risks of underfunding your college’s IT department

April 12, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Determining how much to fund their school’s IT departments is a big issue facing higher ed leaders. Even before COVID-19, colleges and universities were feeling the pinch to reduce IT costs to decrease strain on their budgets. However, as institutional […]


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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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For colleges, $7B in federal broadband aid highlights extent of digital divide

February 16, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The transition to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for some students at Tougaloo College. The private, four-year historically Black college serves students living in the Mississippi Delta, a rural region long considered one […]


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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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What a Democratic-controlled Congress could mean for higher ed

January 6, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Democrats secured control in Congress after winning dual Senate runoff races in Georgia this week. Although the margin of their advantage is slim, it has some progressives hopeful that the majorities, along with the Biden administration, could deliver on postsecondary […]


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Amid school reopenings, COVID-19 liability protection a mounting concern

November 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Many districts are finding themselves caught between a rock and a hard place while trying to educate students during a pandemic. Some community members are pushing back against school buildings remaining closed, while others resist when they reopen their doors. […]


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Parents and students plan to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year, according to PayPal

August 3, 2020

Via: Fortune

The upcoming school year—for everyone from preschool through university and graduate programs—is still a top conundrum for government officials, teachers, parents, and students. Approximately only 55% of U.S. K-12 schools and 65% of U.S. colleges having provided tentative reentry plans […]


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Most college students won’t get stimulus checks—but they should

May 6, 2020

Via: Fortune

To ease the financial suffering of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Congress recently passed numerous stimulus bills totaling hundreds of billions of dollars. Yet college students were all but forgotten by each subsequent relief package. For instance, through […]


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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 […]