Tag: inflation

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Education Could Help Heal America

September 12, 2023

Via: Education Next

Americans are fed up with politicians. Understandably so, given the climate: inflation, investigation, recrimination, deterioration, polarization. In 2016, voters rejected a former senator and secretary of state and instead chose Donald Trump, a reality television star/businessman who had never before […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to make inflation interesting for students

November 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Inflation hit a four-decade high in the United States during September, with the consumer price index up 8.2 percent from a year earlier. While most adults are painfully aware of higher prices for everything from food to fuel, teens may […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

State support for higher ed projected to rise 8.5% in fiscal 2022 before inflation

February 1, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The Grapevine report offers a brighter outlook for public higher ed funding than it has in recent years. However, the inflation rate from fiscal 2021 to fiscal 2022 — which ends in June for most states — isn’t yet known, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Inflation for Colleges Up 2.7% in Fiscal 2021

December 17, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Inflation for U.S. colleges and universities rose 2.7 percent in fiscal year 2021, which ended in June, according to Commonfund’s latest Higher Education Price Index (HEPI). The increase is a jump from last year’s 1.9 percent bump but falls in […]

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

Tackling grade inflation

July 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Grade inflation in higher education has become an issue in the U.S. over about the last 50 years. One 2017 report proposing solutions to the problem noted that despite the impression that college students have heavy work loads, researchers found […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Major Private Gifts to Higher Education

June 6, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

This list covers gifts since 1967. An abridged version of this list was published in the August 18, 2017, Almanac issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Additions to and changes in the list since then appear in bold italics. […]