Plan to monitor colleges’ financial health renews oversight debate

Among the most long-standing complaints in higher education is the method by which the U.S. Department of Education tracks the financial health of private nonprofit and for-profit schools.  The financial responsibility composite score, a measure built into the Higher Education Act, examines colleges’ liquidity, equity and profitability in order to gauge their financial standing and control […]

Amended Verizon deal expands broadband access in California districts

Dive Brief: An amended agreement between Los Angeles Unified School District and Verizon will expand distance learning access to hundreds of thousands of students in other school districts in California, helping to further close the digital divide, according to a...

Poll: 20% of teachers unlikely to return in fall

Dive Brief: One in five teachers surveyed in an USA Today/Ipsos poll said they will likely not return to the classroom in the fall, USA Today reports.  A majority of the teachers surveyed (83%) said they are struggling to do their job while schools are closed, 76%...

British ed providers in China hit with revenue losses, staff shortages

Around half of the companies surveyed saw a drop in revenue of less than 50%, while 17.24% saw a decrease of 76% or more. “The organisations that suffered the most were those that support schools such as after school activities, tutoring centres, school enrichment,...