Tag: education sector

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Fitch: Education sector’s credit quality strong, but pressures on the rise

June 22, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A district’s credit rating is an indicator of fiscal health and is taken into consideration when school systems seek loans and refinance debt. Higher credit ratings could result in lower interest rates for loans. Several independent companies provide credit ratings […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

S&P Issues 4th Straight Negative Outlook for U.S. Higher Ed

January 22, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

S&P Global Ratings is keeping in place a negative outlook on the U.S. not-for-profit higher education sector’s bond rating stability for the fourth straight year and also has a negative outlook for universities it rates outside the country. The ratings […]


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 […]


Report: Size and resources will determine colleges’ success in the next 10 years

July 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Those headwinds are combining to generate a higher level of competition for the same student, the analysts note. But colleges fare differently based on how well-equipped they are. “What we’re seeing in the sector now is this bifurcation of schools, […]