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Ron Balsera, Maria; Klees, Steven J.; Archer, David – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This forum seeks to problematise issues related to the lack of resources to adequately finance public education systems. It explores potential solutions based on increased domestic resource mobilisation through progressive taxation in order to meet the growing financing gap needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4. While many…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Taxes, Justice, Equal Education
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Golden, April Michelle – Childhood Education, 2018
Providing inclusive and equitable quality education for all children will require sustained cooperation and investment from donor and partner nations worldwide. As a multi-stakeholder funding mechanism, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is an important Education Diplomacy model. The 2018 Dakar Financing Conference is a vibrant…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Inclusion, Educational Quality, Equal Education
Brunner, Eric J.; Vincent, Jeffrey M. – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
Research suggests students learn better in classrooms that are modern, comfortable, and safe, but the age and condition of school facilities varies widely across the state. According to a recent estimate, California school districts need to spend between $3.1 billion and $4.1 billion annually just to maintain their existing facilities. Further,…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, School Construction, State Aid, Financial Support
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Morrill, Melinda Sandler – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2018
Accurate diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children is difficult because the major symptoms, inattentiveness and hyperactivity, can be exhibited by any child. This study finds evidence of systematic differences in diagnosis and treatment of ADHD due to third party financial incentives. In some states, due to the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Disability Identification
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Allen, La Rue, Ed.; Backes, Emily P., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2018
High-quality early care and education for children from birth to kindergarten entry is critical to positive child development and has the potential to generate economic returns, which benefit not only children and their families but society at large. Despite the great promise of early care and education, it has been financed in such a way that…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Finance, Access to Education
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Loraque, Julia – Childhood Education, 2018
The Development Impact Bond (DIB) is a pioneering new way to encourage private investors to fund international development projects that is 100% focused on the outcomes achieved. Instiglio, a non-profit, Results-Based Financing advisory organization, is providing technical assistance to organizations during the design of these instruments and is…
Descriptors: Bond Issues, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support, Educational Innovation
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Botlhale, Emmanuel – Africa Education Review, 2015
Developing countries place a high premium on education because it is believed to correlate with economic development. Similarly, Botswana adopted an education-for-development policy when it became independent in 1966. Providentially, it discovered and mined minerals, particularly diamonds, and funded education. Unfortunately, Botswana is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Problems, Postsecondary Education
UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
Despite government commitments to Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to improve access to education, more than 18 million primary-aged children remain out of school in the Asia-Pacific (UNESCO, 2014). Given the impact of education on individuals, societies, and economies, there is great urgency for governments to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Elementary Education, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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McMahon, Walter W. – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
A new approach is suggested that depends on and measures how spending on higher and basic education is really an investment in the future, not consumption spending. This is a vital distinction because investment in human capital contributes heavily to growth and development, but also to higher state tax revenue and lower Medicaid, child care,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Investment, Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Amselem, Mary Clare – Heritage Foundation, 2018
While the idea has existed since at least the 1950s, schools are only now beginning to truly experiment with the concept of income share agreements (ISAs). When structured well to be financially solvent and beneficial to both parties, income share agreements offer an innovative way to provide access to education at no up-front cost to…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Paying for College, Business, Industry
Fitzgerald, Terence – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2015
In the 21st century, U.S. Blacks in public schools experience disenfranchisement, as did their ancestral predecessors in the 19th and 20th centuries. This research utilizes the "White Racial Frame," which essentially encompasses the cognitive racialized false stereotypes and beliefs Whites hold regarding people of color (Feagin, 2010).…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Stereotypes
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Nkrumah-Young, Kofi K.; Powell, Philip – European Journal of Higher Education, 2011
Higher education can be financed privately, financed by governments, or shared. Given that the benefits of education accrue to the individual and the state, many governments opt for shared financing. This article examines the underpinnings of different options for financing higher education and develops a model to compare conditions to choices and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Enrollment Trends
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Liptzin, Benjamin; Meyer, Roger E. – Academic Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: The authors describe the many financial challenges facing academic departments of psychiatry and the resulting opportunities that may arise. Method: The authors review the history of financial challenges, the current economic situation, and what may lie ahead for academic departments of psychiatry. Results: The current environment has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Departments, Medical Education, Psychiatry
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Ates, Haydar – Education Reform Journal, 2019
In this study; it is aimed to examine and evaluate the Higher Education Financing, Management Distribution and Audit in Turkey in comparison with OECD countries and to develop suggestions applicable for Turkey, based on the effective use of allocated financial resources for Higher Education Management, Financing, Distribution and Audit. Despite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, College Administration
Payne, Bethan; Charonis, George-Konstantinos; Haaristo, Hanna-Stella; Maurer, Moritz; Kaiser, Florian; Siegrist, Rahel; McVitty, Debbie; Gruber, Angelika; Heerens, Nik; Xhomaqi, Brikena; Nötzl, Tina; Semjonov, Meeli; Primožic, Rok – European Students' Union, 2013
Higher education plays a vital role in society and the quality, accessibility, and form of higher education is highly dependent on financing. Financing of higher education is conceived to be of central importance for the future creation and dissemination of knowledge and research. Therefore, the financing of higher education is a topic that has…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Futures (of Society), Student Unions, Higher Education
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