September 5 – September 12, 2014

Industry Related Reports

National News

  • Demand for Degrees Rises Within Fields That Haven’t Required Them
    “The broad public policy push for more Americans to get a higher education leans heavily on the idea that those without a college degree are up a creek, because so many jobs in today’s technology and information economy (and more in tomorrows) will require a credential….”
  • DeVry Launching Ed Tech Incubator
    “DeVry Education Group and 1871, a Chicago company that aids digital startups, are launching an education technology incubator….”

Local News

Georgia

Indiana

Michigan

Nevada

  • Solve School Space Issue with Private Sector Help
    “Student housing is sizzling in Texas and Bisnow is excited to bring you our statewide Texas Student Housing Summit on Sept. 23 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Here’s a taste of what to expect as we delve into the largest student housing project in North America….”

New York

  • Uptown Charter School Denied Co-Location in Crowded District
    “Sugar Hill-based charter school that is looking to expand was denied public school space in a crowded uptown school district, after new state rules were unveiled saying the city must find rooms for charters in public buildings or be forced to pay their rent….”

Pennsylvania

  • Despite Struggles, Philadelphia Opens New Schools
    “The troubled city school system opened three new high schools Monday in an effort to show that officials are committed to innovating and boosting achievement despite fewer resources and the specter of massive layoffs….”

Texas

  • How Student Housing’s Bringing Sexy Back
    “Because the district has no available funding for new construction, some extreme options are under consideration to ease crowding in the coming years: allowing students to alternate days between going to school and staying home for online classes; year-round campuses; and of course, the despised solution of double sessions….”

World News

  • Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 2012/13
    “This National Statistics publication gives a statistical overview of higher education (HE) in the 2012/13 academic year including data from HESA and other statistics producers. Commentary, summary tables and charts are provided in the free online introduction….”