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Bermudes (Royaume-Uni) • Canada • États-Unis • Groenland (Danemark) • Mexique • Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Belize • Île de Clipperton (France) • Costa Rica • Guatemala • Honduras • Nicaragua • Panama • Salvador

Anguilla (Royaume-Uni) • Antigua-et-Barbuda • Aruba (Pays-Bas) • Bahamas • Barbade • Bonaire (Pays-Bas) • Îles Caïmans (Royaume-Uni) • Cuba • Curaçao (Pays-Bas) • République dominicaine • Dominique • Grenade • Guadeloupe (France) • Haïti • Jamaïque • Martinique (France) • Montserrat (Royaume-Uni) • Île de la Navasse (États-Unis) • Porto Rico (États-Unis) • Saba (Pays-Bas) • Saint-Barthélemy (France) • Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès • Saint-Eustache (Pays-Bas) • Saint-Martin (France) • Sint Maarten (Pays-Bas) • Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines • Sainte-Lucie • Trinité-et-Tobago • Îles Turques-et-Caïques (Royaume-Uni) • Îles Vierges britanniques (Royaume-Uni) • Îles Vierges des États-Unis (États-Unis)

Argentine • Bolivie • Brésil • Chili • Colombie • Équateur • Géorgie du Sud-et-les Îles Sandwich du Sud (Royaume-Uni) • Guyana • Guyane (France) • Îles Malouines (Royaume-Uni) • Paraguay • Pérou • Suriname • Uruguay • Venezuela

Amérique anglo-saxonne • Amérique française • Amérique hispanique • Amérique latine • Amérique septentrionale

10 décembre 2018

UC at tipping point, in pursuit of a new funding model

By John Aubrey Douglass. Like many other public universities, the University of California (UC) system is in a long transition from an era with relatively robust state subsidisation and low tuition and housing costs to the new world of public disinvestment, increasing operating costs, a focus on funding from students and their families and relatively new income sources. More...

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Positive economic outlook for the main economies in Latin America but downward risks have intensified . The global economy looks set for a soft landing, with global GDP growth projected to slow from 3.7% in 2018 to 3.5% in 2019-20. However, downside risks abound and policy makers will have to steer their  economies carefully towards sustainable, albeit slower, GDP growth. More...

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Las perspectivas económicas son positivas en los principales países de América Latina pero los riesgos a la baja se han acentuad . La economía mundial está navegando mares agitados. El crecimiento del PIB mundial es fuerte, pero ha alcanzado su punto máximo. En muchos países, el desempleo está por debajo de los niveles anteriores a la crisis de 2008, la escasez de mano de obra se empieza a sentir, aunque la inflación sigue siendo templada. More...

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07 décembre 2018

Midterms 2018 - Y a-t-il du changement dans l’air ?

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceLe mardi 6 novembre, lors des élections de mi-mandat aux Etats-Unis, les Démocrates ont pris le contrôle de la Chambre des représentants tandis que les Républicains ont conservé leur majorité au Sénat. Plus...

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NL government to reduce student debt burden by replacing all student loans with grants

NL government to reduce student debt burden by replacing all student loans with grants
Press Release, Canadian Federation of Students, March 31, 2014

The story is in the headline. The Newfoundland government is also freezing tuition. It's rare enough in Canada to be worth highlighting here (by contrast, I lived in oil-rich Alberta for 17 years, faced nothing but rising tuition rates and accumulated $25K in student debt it took me decades to repay). More...

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U.S. Education Department Issues Guidance on Student Data Privacy

U.S. Education Department Issues Guidance on Student Data Privacy
Benjamin Herold, Education Week, March 3, 2014

As summarized by , "the U.S. Department of Education released new guidance Tuesday on the proper use, storage, and security of the massive amounts of data being generated by new, online educational resources." The guidelines are relatively complete, referring to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) as a baseline, identifying what information may be disclosed, and looking at exceptions (such as click-wrap licenses). More...

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02 décembre 2018

The Balance of Federal-Provincial Expenditures

By Alex Usher. As far as institutional expenditures go, the presence of federal indirect transfers complicates a good historical look at the question.  Up until 1976, it’s possible to look directly at cash and tax transfers specifically designated for PSE, and it is possible again after 2007-08 when the Harper Government carved out a “dedicated” portion of the CST for post-secondary education. More...

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Student coaching pays off at Loyola University New Orleans

eCampus NewsMany student success initiatives in higher education focus on meeting the needs of students who are most at risk of dropping out. More...

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01 décembre 2018

CSU-Global will pay rent in scholarships

University Business Magazine logoLeaders at Colorado State University-Global Campus, in searching for a new headquarters, found a way to leverage their lease payments to make college possible for more Denver-area students. More...

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Rapid Action Task Forces at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

University Business Magazine logoChanges in academic programs are often precipitated by budget crises. But when faced with a 16 percent reduction in state appropriations in 2015, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire took a different approach. More...

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