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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

K-12 federal funding sees 5.6% increase for FY 2023

January 4, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

For the largest of the federal K-12 programs, Biden had asked Congress to double Title I funding to $36.5 billion, but lawmakers agreed to $18.4 billion total — a $850 million increase over FY 2022. The next largest K-12 spending […]


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Education Department terminates ACICS in final decision

August 22, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Department of Education is officially terminating federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools after Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten issued a final decision Friday. The department will provisionally certify the 27 for-profit colleges currently […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

June 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

While U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has continuously pushed for states and districts to use pandemic relief and recovery funds to address the teacher shortage crisis, he announced Thursday how American Rescue Plan fund investments to support the teaching […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How federal grants can help staff your schools

April 11, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Using federal funding for personnel expenses can seem daunting, but it can in fact be manageable with the right knowledge and tools in place. Hiring additional reading and math coaches, counselors, school psychologists, and other support staff is a key […]


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Federal funding can help you install air purification systems in your school

January 3, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Prior to the pandemic, many schools, colleges, and universities had indoor air quality challenges, but the past 18 months has brought a heightened awareness to a growing problem. Forty percent of the nation’s school systems need to replace at least […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Labor United Plans ‘Fall of Action’

September 9, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Higher Ed Labor United, a new coalition of labor unions and groups, this week launched a “Fall of Action” in support of federal funding for higher education and a larger plan to “transform” postsecondary education. Members of the coalition, who […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Ed Dept issues $36B in federal coronavirus relief aid to colleges

May 11, 2021

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law in March. It provides about $40 billion in direct aid to colleges and universities. Institutions must use half of that money on emergency grants for students disadvantaged by […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Colleges claimed a large share of student relief grant money: report

April 21, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The CARES Act, which was signed into law last March, earmarked about $14 billion in relief aid for colleges, about $6.3 billion of which was set aside for grants for students disadvantaged by the pandemic. The department under former Education […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Ed Dept: College free speech still under siege

December 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Trump intervened on campus free speech matters early in his tenure, threatening in 2017 to revoke the University of California, Berkeley’s, federal funding following violent demonstrations that halted a planned speech there by far-right political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. The Justice […]


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College-Crime Reports Are Breaking Records This Year. Blame Years-Ago Abuses by Campus Doctors.

October 3, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher education’s annual federally mandated disclosure of campus crimes has been an especially grim task this year for officials at three universities dealing with the aftermath of sexual-abuse accusations against campus physicians. The federal campus-crime-reporting law known as the Clery […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Federal-State Partnerships for College Affordability

October 3, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In a report released Wednesday, the Institute for College Access and Success proposed a framework for a federal-state partnership to increase college affordability. The report argued that federal funding should go to states to add to overall investment in higher […]