November 21 – 28, 2014

Industry Related Reports

National News   

  • How Can Community Colleges Get a Piece of the Billions That Donors Give to Higher Education?
    “Educational institutions and services remain the second biggest beneficiaries of philanthropy in the country, after religious organizations, but little of the money flows to community colleges, the mostly public institutions that now enroll 45 percent of the country’s undergraduates, most of them poor or working-class and many of them requiring extensive remedial learning….”

Local News



  • Economic Impact of Loop Colleges Declines: Study
    “The model would encourage legislators to fund colleges and universities based on the previous year’s allocations while also providing incentive, performance-based funding that rewards different types of schools for meeting their different missions….”
  • New Private High School to Open in Batavia Next Year
    “Former Illinois education superintendent Michael Bakalis has announced plans to open a private high school in the fall of 2015 in the Campana building at the corner of Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway in Batavia….”



  • School Chief Wants China to Invest in Chester-Upland
    “After buying the Waldorf-Astoria, the General Motors Building, and billions of dollars of U.S. Treasury bonds, the Chinese may be looking to invest in something completely different – a broke and struggling school system….”

World News