Tag: ed funding

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Massachusetts bill to boost state higher ed funding gains backing

July 6, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Supporters of the proposed legislation have promoted it by referencing a 2014 report from the Higher Education Finance Commission, a group including college presidents, lawmakers and other education officials that studied the state’s higher education funding model. The commission found […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

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 […]

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

House Democrats’ relief bill sets aside $37B for higher ed

May 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Congress designated roughly $14 billion for higher education in its prior aid package, an amount the American Council on Education (ACE), the sector’s leading lobbyist, deemed “woefully inadequate.” Most of that money went to institutions to defray coronavirus-related expenses, though […]


Education Is the New Healthcare, and Other Trends Shaping Edtech Investing

February 28, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Private equity and venture funds have invested record sums into the global education sector—$30 billion in the past five years across K-12 and workplace learning. Since 2017, investment has accelerated with $14 billion allocated, according to research firm HolonIQ. Despite […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Congress set to approve spending bill, includes $1.3B increase in ed funding

December 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The provisions also include a historic $25 million for gun violence research, the first funding for the cause since 1996. The amount allocated is half the amount the House approved earlier this year. Additionally, funding would increase for community schools […]