Tag: federal spending

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Top Education Department officials slam budget cuts in Republican debt ceiling proposal

April 25, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Republicans are setting up a battle over the debt ceiling in an attempt to reign in federal spending. Pundits also say it’s meant in part to force the president to come back to the negotiating table before the 2024 presidential […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

House Debt Plan Would Mean Higher Ed Spending Cuts

April 21, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Wednesday blasted the House Republicans’ proposed plan to lift the debt ceiling. The plan would block the administration from forgiving student loans and calls for cuts in federal spending. “Speaker [Kevin] McCarthy declared that he […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

50 States of Ed Policy: Education bills under consideration in 2020

December 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the past week, Congress managed to pass a federal spending bill to avert a government shutdown, provide a $1.3 billion in education spending for 2020, and pass legislation mandating $255 million in funding for historically black colleges and universities […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Report: State and federal spending on higher ed has nearly converged

October 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The convergence of funding matters because it changes how support for higher ed flows into the system, Rebecca Thiess, associate manager at The Pew Charitable Trusts, told reporters during a call last week. “We’re seeing more support directly to students […]