22 avril 2018

Why child care costs more than college tuition – and how to make it more affordable

The ConversationAmid the continually rising cost of tuition, the idea of free college has received growing attention over the past few years. For instance, from 2014 to 2017, 35 states took up 80 bills related to free college. More...

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Tuition Discount or Sports? What Would Students Choose?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. If you gave the average student a choice between a $1000 per year reduction in tuition or their college having an intercollegiate sports program, what would they choose. More...

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21 avril 2018

Incentives for Completion in Chicago

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City Colleges of Chicago looks to create fairer tuition system by decreasing the rate for part-time students, but some worry the changes could weaken an incentive to go full-time. More...

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Swedish University Ordered to Refund Tuition Over Quality Concerns

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Swedish university was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to refund tuition fees to an American student who dropped a program due to low-quality teaching, The Local reported. More...

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Tuition Grows in Importance

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally. More...

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09 avril 2018

California universities in battle over fees hike

Under intense pressure not to raise tuition for the second consecutive year, California's public university systems have delayed votes to increase student fees and turned their attention back to the Capitol to lobby the state for more money, writes Alexei Koseff in The Sacramento Bee. More...

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How the decision to triple tuition fees changed history

By Brendan O’Malley. For a good case study in unintended consequences, it would be hard to beat the decision passed after a stormy debate by MPs in December 2010 that went on to imperil not only years of higher education reforms but, inadvertently, the country’s future in the European Union.
Allow me to elaborate. The decision was the vote to pass the fledgling Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition government’s bill to allow universities to triple the cap on tuition fees to £9,000 (then US$14,185). More...

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31 mars 2018

Up for review: university fees and funding

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"There are a number of things to be welcomed in the announcement of the tertiary review, of which one of the most important is a commitment to the principle that those who benefit from higher education should contribute to its costs. More...

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Where abolishing tuition fees has meant underfunded universities, fewer places for poorer families and less autonomy

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"Chilean lawmakers ultimately adopted a tuition-free policy in 2016, or ‘gratuidad’ in Spanish. This policy is not as sweeping as it may seem. Policymakers included a number of features to limit its cost and scope. More...

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Rising Fees Make Students Quit Master’s Degrees in Egypt

Al Fanar

I had planned to spend 25,000 Egyptian pounds (worth about $2,700 before November 2016, now about $1,400), but after the flotation of the currency, I found that my expenses were going to double, so I decided not to continue. More...

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