05 juin 2017

NTEU 2017 Federal Budget Analysis: Students pay more, universities get less

By Andrew MacDonald. The government’s new higher education reforms announced on 1 May 2017 mean a $2.8 billion cut to the level of public investment in higher education. At the centre of the government’s reforms are changes to the way Commonwealth supported students will be funded. More...

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Federal budget 2017: Higher education swindle

By Andrew MacDonaldTonight’s federal budget confirmed that the Turnbull government intends to swindle students by charging them more while cutting teaching funding to universities, says the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). More...

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27 mai 2017

Provincial Budgets 2017

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Springtime brings with it two certainties: 1) massive, irritating weekend traffic jams in Toronto as the city grants permits to close down Yonge street for a parade to virtually any group of yahoos, thus making it impossible to go from the cities east to west ends and 2) provincial budgets.  And with that, it’s time for my annual roundup of provincial budgets (click on the year for previous analyses – 2016 2015 2014 2013).  It’s not as bad as last year but it’s still kind of depressing. More...

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25 mai 2017

Colleges: Here’s how to go digital without blowing your budget

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione. The key to achieving a successful digital transition without exceeding a budget might lie in print management, according to a survey from the Center for Digital Education. More...

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As expected, Trump’s education budget slashes student aid

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione. Under the education budget proposal, the Department of Education would see a 13 percent decrease in funding, down $9 billion to $59 billion in discretionary funding. More...

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President Trump's budget proposal calls for deep cuts to education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. President Trump's full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, to be released Tuesday, calls for a $9.2 billion, or 13.5 percent, spending cut to education. The cuts would be spread across K-12 and aid to higher education, according to documents released by the White House. More...

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Take deeper look at LCC budget before cutting

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Faced with an enrollment decline after the rebound of the economy, Lane Community College’s administration has proposed eliminating programs in early childhood education, geographic information systems, respiratory care and watershed science, as well as the philosophy and religion disciplines. More...

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N.M. Supreme Court to hear arguments in budget veto dispute

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The New Mexico Supreme Court has opened the door to a lawsuit filed by top legislators against Gov. Susana Martinez that hinges on the governor’s use of line-item vetoes in a state budget bill. More...

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Congressional budget deal wards off Trump’s wish list of higher ed cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bipartisan bill to fund the government through the end of September protects higher-education programs that are under threat from the 2018 White House budget proposal, setting the stage for a fight over appropriations before the end of the year. More...

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24 mai 2017

Trump budget would abandon public education for private choice

The ConversationThe Trump administration has announced its plan to transform education funding as we know it. The new budget proposal takes aim at a host of elementary, secondary and higher education programs that serve needy students, redirecting those funds toward K-12 school choice in the form of vouchers, tax credits and charter schools. More...

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