Tag: financial

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

The Unsustainable Rise in College Costs

May 12, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The headline of an editorial in the Lowell (Massachusetts) Sun contains a disconcerting but certainly accurate message: That the state’s system of post-secondary education is on a “Collision course of unsustainable higher-ed costs.” Inflation, the emergence of new fields of […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Preventing Student Debt Problems Begins With Financial Literacy Education

January 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

For ages, the American dream has been built on obtaining a quality education, earning a credential from a degree-awarding entity and then starting a life full of wealth and opportunity. Or at least that was the dream bestowed upon America’s […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Financial sustainability in higher education: Challenges and solutions

September 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The higher-ed industry was experiencing an era of uncertainty and change, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background complexities of a changing educational landscape, enrollment fluctuations, and shifting funding resources, now combined with substantial uncertainties about the shape […]

Education Tech, News

AI helps students find financial aid for college

March 4, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Thousands of high school students in Washington will have a new ally in the financial aid application process, thanks to the rollout of an AI chatbot named “Otter.” Launched by the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC), Otter uses conversational AI, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How a student-loved technology helps a university with financial aid

January 19, 2018

Via: eCampus News

In 2014, Western Union made a surprising discovery when surveying millennials about their financial habits: More than 20 percent of them had never written a check. This may seem unusual to those of us from older generations. After all, many […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Financial woes continue to plague colleges of all sizes

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There are numerous potential options for school leaders to consider in the face of growing deficits and declining enrollment. Many small universities are reconsidering their mission to expand the number of potential enrollees. Small, selective colleges with sterling reputations may […]

Education Economics

Report: More money doesn’t exactly mean raises for teachers

October 7, 2016

Via: Education Week

A new report sheds lights on the millions of additional dollars announced earlier this year by the state for teacher salaries in Tennessee. According to The Tennessean (, the state Comptroller of the Treasury report explains that when Gov. Bill […]


513 schools on Ed Dept financial watchlist

July 26, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Though more than half of the schools on the list are for-profit institutions, public nonprofits and private institutions are not in the clear. Private law schools, in particular, were noted along with Bible colleges as other prevalent institution types on […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Codecademy Raises $30 Million to Expand Coding Education Across the Globe

July 13, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

Those who can code may land well-paying jobs. Those who build the tools to teach coding can win even more dollars in the form of venture capital. That’s the case for Codecademy, which has raised $30 million in a Series […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

CodeCombat Scores $2 Million Seed Round to Bring Programming Adventure to Schools

May 3, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

When it comes to learning to code, Nick Winters believes it’s not enough to drag, drop and snap blocks together, which many kids do when they use online coding tools including Scratch. They should learn how to write commands—brackets, parentheses, […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

The College Financial Counselor in Your Pocket

April 14, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

Right now, high school seniors across the world are wading through dense financial aid packages before making a decision that will impact the rest of their lives: if and where they should go to college. Should they take out a […]