25 mai 2017

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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Federal Budget 2017: what’s changing in education?

The ConversationBy retaining the architecture of the Gonski model and promising funding increases above inflation for the next three years, Malcolm Turnbull has taken Coalition schools funding policy back to the sensible centre. More...

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20 mai 2017

A ‘Repudiation’ of Trump Budget

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In restoring year-round Pell Grants and boosting research and other programs targeted for major cuts in White House's 2018 blueprint, 2017 budget deal suggests Congress's disinclination to embrace Trump approach. More...

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08 mai 2017

Higher Education and the 2017 Budget. What to expect!

By Paul Kniest. While Albert Einstein is reported to have said that "compound interest was the greatest mathematical discovery of all time", policy advisers in Canberra no doubt consider (budget) relativity as the greatest political tool ever devised to confound and confuse the public. More...

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University budget cuts mean 10% less in real public investment per student and more job uncertainty for staff

By Andrew MacDonaldIn the week that the Turnbull government has been promoting increased public investment to encourage productivity and growth, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is very disappointed that the higher education budget package announced last night will slash $2.8 billion from the sector. More...

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30 avril 2017

For whom the budget cut tolls

Staff reductions, salary cuts, the loss of benefits and truncated career opportunities blow a cold wind over the motivation of employees fortunate enough to survive downsizing. At the very moment when the affected company needs its remaining staff to take on the work of others, accept new roles and work longer hours for less, those employees undergo an overwhelming gamut of emotions affecting work performance: anger, resentment, job insecurity, low job satisfaction and a loss of trust. More...

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29 avril 2017

N.D. Senate approves higher ed budget cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Senate has approved the state's higher education budget at more than 8 percent less than what North Dakota's public campuses received last session. More...

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17 avril 2017

Des mesures favorables à l’Economie Sociale dans le budget

http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/abherve/files/abherve.jpgSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Des mesures favorables à l’économie sociale ont été proposées dans le dernier budget déposé par le Ministre dont le rétablissement du financement des Pôles d’économie sociale.  La mesure rétablissant leur financement permettra à ces acteurs importants de remplir convenablement leur mission de développement économique, culturel et social. Voir l'article...

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16 avril 2017

Federal Budget 2017

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Morning all.  A long night last night at HESA Towers as we covered Budget 2017, which contained an exhaustingly large list of little programs (as well as a few big ones) affecting post-secondary institutions.  You can find our full budget analysis here.  My thanks to the HESA crew – Paul, Melonie, Johnathan and Jackie – for sticking it through the evening. More...

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