February 29, 2016 – March 7, 2016

Industry Related Reports

 National News

Local News

California

Illinois

Kentucky

  • Charter School, Voucher Bills Filed
    “As widely expected, Republican legislators in both the Kentucky House and Senate have submitted bills just before the filing deadlines to try to bring charter schools to the commonwealth….”

Maryland

Michigan

  • Detroit Public Schools Will be Completely Broke by April
    “One of Michigan’s most controversial public figures had his last day as emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools this week. To replace him is another state-appointed manager: Judge Steven Rhodes, the man who oversaw Detroit’s historic bankruptcy case….”

Missouri

  • First Phase of Greek Housing Project is on Schedule
    “In October, $7.7 million was approved by Southeast Missouri State University’s board of regents for construction of the project’s first phase. With design and engineering costs, the project will cost $9.29 million for all four houses, Bruce Skinner, assistant vice president for student success and auxiliary services, said….”

World News

  • Laureate Selling Four French Business Schools
    “Laureate, the private higher education group, is selling the four business schools that make up its French division, EducationInvestor understands. It now hopes to raise up to $1 billion through an initial public offering in 2016, but some speculate that its weak balance sheet could affect the float….”
  • McGraw-Hill Education Opens New EMEA Headquarters in London
    “US publisher McGraw-Hill Education has announced the opening of a new headquarters in London, through which it aims to improve its service to customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The facility will be focused on developing new digital education products, as well as increasing McGraw’s sales in the region, it said….”
  • Government Tightens Funding for EU Students in the UK
    “Currently, EU students who have lived in the UK for three years are eligible to receive support for their livings costs while in higher education. But from the 2016-2017 academic year onwards, this will change to five years of residency….”