02 février 2020

Social discontent in Latin America through the lens of development traps

Until recently, rising levels of citizen dissatisfaction with public services and institutions in Latin America might have merely been pictured as an upward line in a graph. However, it seems to have reached a breaking point. More...

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31 janvier 2020

Postcard from Alberta (2)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Today, I want to talk about how that approach is likely to sabotage the governing United Conservative Party’s goals when it comes to post-secondary education and more generally look at what the government has to do to reach 2023 without a major disaster in the system. More...

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Postcard from Alberta (1)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"I had the pleasure of spending a couple of days in Alberta last week, and I would spend some time writing about the ways in which Alberta higher education is structured differently from the rest of the country.  For that, I have to get into the public finance weeds. More...

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30 janvier 2020

Reimagining the public university

Techno-News BlogThe great state universities are not going to disappear, and many will maintain a standard of excellence, but in an age of inefficient governments trying to do all things for all people, they will not have the money to compete as they once did with high-performing private institutions. More...

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29 janvier 2020

"Public Charge" and Financial Aid

By Matt Reed. A possible time bomb for many students. More...

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Another Boot Camp, Galvanize, Gets Gobbled Up

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The number of independent skills boot camps continued to shrink Monday, when the online learning company K12 announced that it would purchase Galvanize, one of the largest and more successful of the newfangled organizations focused on developing short-term workplace skills. More...

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S&P Issues Negative Outlook for Higher Ed

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The U.S. higher education outlook is negative, with more potential disruptions to credit than favorable opportunities, S&P Global Ratings said Thursday. More...

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Florida Refunds Prepaid Plan Funds

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Florida will issue cash refunds for families who have participated in its prepaid tuition plan, officials announced Monday. More...

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San José State Plans Housing for Students and Employees

HomeBy Paul Fain. Located in California's Silicon Valley, San José State University is grappling with one of America's most expensive housing markets. The university today rolled out a "comprehensive housing" solution that includes plans for student, faculty and staff members' housing needs. More...

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Did Trump Save HBCUs?

HomeBy Paul Fain. President engages in "useful hyperbole" by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector. More...

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