ERIC Number: ED268363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Employment-Based Tuition Assistance: Decisions and Checklists for Employers, Educators, and Unions.
Gold, Gerard G.
This guide is intended to assist employers, educators, and union officials in understanding the rationale behind developing and implementing tuition assistance plans. Examined in the introductory section are the importance of tuition assistance programs in light of contemporary economic and labor market conditions. The first chapter outlines the past, present, and future directions of tuition assistance programs. Described next are the basics of tuition assistance. The third section contains tuition assistance program check lists for use by employers, education institutions, and labor unions. Problems in establishing and implementing tuition assistance programs and suggested solutions are covered next. The fifth section deals with taxes, policies, and tuition assistance. Community tuition assistance networks are the subject of the final section. (Appendixes to this guide include tables presenting industries paying employee educational assistance in 1982 and the percent of companies paying employee educational assistance benefits in selected years, a draft model statement on tuition aid, and a model tuition plan. A list of additional publications on tuition aid is also provided.) (MN)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices, Financial Policy, Fringe Benefits, Models, Networks, Personnel Policy, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Student Financial Aid, Tax Credits, Tuition Grants, Unions
National Institute for Work and Learning, 1200-18th St., N.W., Suite 316, Washington, DC 20036 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Work and Learning, Washington, DC.