Flywire announces flexible Covid-19 payment plan

Flywire announces flexible Covid-19 payment plan

The new international payment plan aims to make tuition costs more manageable for students and families facing financial hardship due to Covid-19. “Flywire’s international payment plans… are critical to allowing students to pay on a schedule” The plan will be available to institutions worldwide with large populations of international students. “When Covid-19 hit, we heard […]
Reopening guide encourages colleges to have a backup plan

Reopening guide encourages colleges to have a backup plan

Dive Brief: A new guide jointly published by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and Tuscany Strategy Consulting spells out the steps college leaders must take to resume in-person instruction amid the pandemic. ...
Plan to monitor colleges’ financial health renews oversight debate

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...
School meal programs seek relief, plan for uncertain summer

School meal programs seek relief, plan for uncertain summer

UPDATE: May 12, 2020: The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, introduced Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, includes $3 billion to support school nutrition programs. It also include a 15% increase in the maximum Supplemental...