March 27, 2015 – April 3, 2015

Industry Related Reports

 National News

 Local News

California

  • California’s Schools Gain in Financing
    “One of the Capitol’s perpetual debates is over how much California spends to educate its 6.2 million elementary and high school students, especially in relationship to other states….”

Florida

  • Fla. House OKs Construction Money for Charter Schools
    “Without a word of debate Friday, the Florida House approved a controversial proposal that could require school districts to share tens of millions of dollars in construction funds with rival charter schools….”

North Dakota

  • UND Mulls Three New Tuition Model Options
    “The University of North Dakota is considering changing the tuition model as soon as the fall of 2016, according to documents obtained by the Grand Forks newspaper….”

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Texas

  • Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions Partners with UT at Dallas
    “After discussing progress on University-wide goals this academic year, Fry reflected on the initiatives that drove the strategic plan’s first phase, which lasted from the launch until last year. Those included becoming a transportation hub-based university and creating an “innovation nexus.”….”

World News

  • Finland’s Schools Are Overhauling The Way They Do Things. Here’s How
    “Going forward, Finnish schools will be placing less emphasis on individual subjects like math and history, and will instead focus on broader, more interdisciplinary topics. The goal, according to Finnish leaders, is to provide students with the necessary skills for a more technological, global society….”
  • Campus Management Corp. Establishes HQ for International Operations
    “Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced today the establishment of a new division and headquarters for higher education solutions in Bangalore, India, to support the expansion of its global operations outside the Americas. The new division will be known as Campus Management International Private Limited….”
  • Chinese Students: Priority Number One
    “Attracting young people from the People’s Republic is vital for UK universities and a secure future, says Keith Burnett….”