Tag: Legal

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid USDA’s $750M boost to school meal support, experts question sustainability

January 12, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Some solutions include balancing the supply chain and providing emergency funding to help school meal programs return to a profitable model, said Elizabeth Campbell, a registered dietitian and senior director of legislative and government affairs for the Academy of Nutrition […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

State support for higher ed ticked up 2.9% in fiscal 2020, report finds

May 26, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Higher ed appropriations per FTE student increased in 41 states and Washington, D.C. in fiscal 2020. Despite a steady increase in state support, inflation-adjusted appropriations are still 6% below levels seen in 2008. States have been recovering at different rates. […]


Ed Dept gives colleges more flexibility to use federal relief funds

March 19, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Former President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act in late December, making available roughly $23 billion in postsecondary education aid. This followed $14 billion in the first round of higher education relief. Higher ed groups […]


Federal judge supports colleges, labor groups’ ask to toss H-1B visa rules

December 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Legal experts said the changes could have hurt colleges’ ability to recruit international students by limiting foreign workers’ employment opportunities in the U.S. Already, international student enrollment in the country is lagging. The number of foreign students fell for the […]


Supreme Court: Public money can be used for religious education

June 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The opinion is likely welcome news for the president, coming less than a week after the court ruled June 18 that his administration’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was mishandled, leaving the policy in place […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

To what extent are districts, schools liable for students safety?

February 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While a school’s primary goal is to educate students, another priority is providing a safe environment. It’s a responsibility enforced in federal, state and local laws, but ultimately, students can — and do — get hurt. And when they do, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

160 Private Colleges Fail Education Dept.’s Financial-Responsibility Test

March 14, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to a Chronicle analysis of data released on Friday, 160 degree-granting private colleges failed the U.S. Education Department’s financial-responsibility test, which seeks to quantify the financial health of proprietary and nonprofit institutions, for the 2013-14 academic year. That’s two […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Budget Deficit Leads to 55 Layoffs at Illinois’s John A. Logan College

March 4, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Facing a $7-million budget deficit, John A. Logan College’s Board of Trustees approved 55 faculty and staff layoffs on Wednesday. The decision, passed 7 to 1, followed four hours of deliberation and more than 30 testimonials from the hundreds of […]

News, Uncategorized

Missouri Lawmaker Takes Aim at Salaries of Melissa Click and 2 Others in Budget Plan

February 24, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

A budget proposal unveiled by a senior Missouri legislator on Tuesday would strip the salaries of Melissa A. Click, the communication professor suspendedafter she was charged with assault for her role in an altercation at a campus protest, and two […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

U. of Missouri Reinstates a Dean Whose Departure Helped Oust a Chancellor

February 19, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of Missouri at Columbia announced on Thursday that it hadreinstated Patrice Delafontaine as dean of the School of Medicine, effective immediately. Dr. Delafontaine’s sudden resignation in September was among the incidents that contributed to a loss of confidence […]