Tag: funds

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

More money for Pell Grants, Research

January 3, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Congress is sending more than $1.5 billion to colleges and universities thanks to earmarks and pouring millions more into student success grant programs as part of the $1.7 trillion spending package for fiscal year 2023 that lawmakers approved late last […]


With No Department Aid, Independence University to Lay Off Staff

July 27, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Independence University is planning to lay off most of its staff within the next 60 days due to a lack of funds coming from the Department of Education, according to a message sent to employees obtained by Republic Report. Paul […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Trump threatens to withhold funds if schools don’t reopen

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The heavy pressure from the Trump administration for schools to fully reopen nationwide notably runs counter to the traditional Republican stance favoring local control of school decisions, as well as guidance from Dr. Anthony Fauci, who directs the National Institute […]

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

Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The funds in question represent just under half of the $14 billion Congress allocated to colleges through the CARES Act. They are earmarked for students disadvantaged by the virus. TICAS noted that the funds were distributed to colleges with relatively […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Trump administration emergency response guide calls for proactive hazard prep

September 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This guide is further follow-through on the Federal Commission on School Safety’s last year and recognizes that a one-size-fits-all approach can’t be applied across every district in the nationwide. In December 2018, the commission also issued 100 policy recommendations aimed […]

Educational Stages, News, Preschool and Primary

Hurricane-ravaged Florida district to receive $1.25M for mental health services

June 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A statement from the district said “we are sincerely grateful to every single person and agency who is playing a part in our recovery. Our needs, however, continue to outweigh the support we have and so we will continue to […]


Florida district leader pleads for storm recovery funds

April 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

–°alling on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, state lawmakers and leaders in Congress for help, Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt pleaded Thursday for financial relief to help the Panhandle district recover from Hurricane Michael. Joined by school board members, county […]