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Quick, Perry D. – 1993
This report addresses the dollar savings described in the Government Accounting Office's (GAO) report supporting direct lending as opposed to the present guaranteed student loan program. The critique explains the changes in the GAO model assumptions and projections that are believed necessary to move from the original $4.8 billion savings to a…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Evaluation
Schug, Mark C.; Lopus, Jane S.; Morton, John S. – 1997
This packet of lessons focuses on the transition from a legacy of central planning to a market orientation in the economic systems of Central and Eastern Europe, the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union, and China. These lessons seek to provide high school teachers with a well-informed approach to teaching about this transition. The…
Descriptors: Business Education, Consumer Education, Developing Nations, Economic Change
Berlin, Gordon L. – MDRC, 2016
The social sector's hottest "impact investing" product--the social impact bond (SIB)--has generated a range of reactions, from excitement to angst. An SIB uses private funds to pay for a social, educational, or health program, and the government repays investors (plus a return) only if the program achieves prespecified results. The…
Descriptors: Investment, Bond Issues, Financial Support, Program Implementation
Hassel, Bryan C.; Terrell, Michelle Godard; Kowal, Julie – Education Sector, 2006
Among many publicly-funded school choice initiatives that have earned Florida the label "school choice central", none has reached as many children and families as charter schools. Charter schools have flourished in Florida largely because of the state's rapid population growth: many of the districts that are experiencing more than a 10…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Class Size, School Choice, Academic Achievement
McCain, Mary – 2002
E-learning's potential for responding to the challenges of adult literacy was explored through a review of research and input from program managers, developers, and funders. The study identified adult literacy e-learning products, programs, and resources that are available or in development. Challenges to greater use of technology in adult…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Computer Uses in Education
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Williams, Gareth – Higher Education Management, 1991
A discussion of experimentation with new and alternative funding mechanisms for higher education in other countries looks at the effects on the academic work of institutions. It is predicted that market approaches to funding higher education and the use of financial incentives rather than administrative intervention will continue indefinitely.…
Descriptors: College Administration, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Educational Change
McCarthy, John H.; Turner, Robert M. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 1998
This booklet for trustees of higher education institutions offers guidelines to help trustees understand the institution's financial statements. Individual sections describe the three major financial statements and cover topics such as: (1) standards of the Financial Accounting Standards Board; (2) the "statement of financial position,"…
Descriptors: Accounting, Budgeting, Budgets, Data Interpretation
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Saffu, Kojo; Mamman, Aminu – International Journal of Educational Management, 1999
A study of international strategic alliances involving 22 Australian universities indicates that a majority of universities have frameworks for internationalization initiatives, with top institutional management instrumental in initiating joint ventures with overseas institutions despite limited resources. Australian universities believe they…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, College Administration, Educational Quality
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Lord, Gail Dexter; May, Margaret – Planning for Higher Education, 1996
Planning issues in the establishment of museums on college campuses, increasingly popular for the informal education they offer, are examined. Issues include evaluation of existing campus collections, purpose and use of the museum collection, program options, relationships with departmental faculty, market analysis, location, governance and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Ancillary School Services, College Faculty, College Planning
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Miller, Patrick; And Others – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 1990
A study investigated the importance to 578 applicants of various benefits offered by a moderately selective private university. Applicants rated the institution on 43 academic, social, financial, religious, and curricular attributes. The objective was to test the efficacy of one approach to college market segmentation. Results support the utility…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Applicants, College Bound Students
Muffo, John A. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 1987
A survey of applicants accepted by a major research university found that among the most sought-after applicants, academic scholarships and other forms of forms of financial aid were more likely to have influenced college choice, putting the institution with minimal non-need-based financial aid at a competitive disadvantage. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Choice, Competition, Decision Making
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Trow, Martin – Higher Education Policy, 1996
Issues of institutional accountability for colleges and universities are examined in the American and European contexts, particularly as market forces gain importance in Europe. Varying forms of accountability (formal, through accreditation; financial; and academic) and two dimensions of accountability (external vs. internal, legal vs. financial)…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), College Role
McCarthy, John H.; Turner, Robert M.; Johnson, Sandra L., Ed. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 1997
This guide for members of the governing boards of independent colleges and universities is intended to provide information necessary to an understanding of college and university financial statements, especially annual financial statements. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 identifies key questions and strategic issues facing…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Fiscal Capacity
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MacKay, Alfred F. – Journal for Higher Education Management, 1992
Although private colleges, like others, must respond to current fiscal constraints, there is strength in the variety that private institutions offer. These special combinations are market responsive, offering a desired variety in price, student body, quality, and many other, often intangible dimensions that people want and are willing to pay for.…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Role, Educational Demand, Higher Education
Turner Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA. – 2002
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of July 2002, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Lead stories include: authorities arrest a man accused of starting the Rodeo fire in Arizona,…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion
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