Global Education News Clips

Global Education News Clips:

To help keep you updated, some interesting global education news stories have been compiled below.  We hope this regular global ed blog helps you to stay on top of hot, new trends!

The Wall Street Journal published an article discussing the study abroad experience, the cost of programs, as well as the pros and cons.

As reported by the Association of International Educators, on January 26, 2009, the U.S. Senate voted to reject Sen. Coburn’s (R-Okla.) amendment to H.J. Res. 45 that would have rescinded $120 billion in federal funding across all agencies.

The Institute of International Education (IIE) reports that it has created an emergency grants program to help students from Haiti on U.S. campuses whose home country support has been seriously affected by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Take advantage of the many resources offered by EducationUSA!  EducationUSA “represents over 450 advising centers in 170 countries dedicated to providing accurate, unbiased and comprehensive information about accredited U.S. higher education institutions.”

How has the financial crisis affected study abroad?  Read here for a report published by the Forum on Education Abroad.

Check back soon for a compilation of the latest international education news!