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Press coverage of special education costs during a budget crisis by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 12:00am Let’s list a few obvious facts: California is in the midst of a budget crisis. Governor Brown just took office and is faced with a massive deficit. Much of the state’s budget is educational. Some of that budget is special education. There needs to be a real discussion of how to provide an appropriate education for special needs kids i ... Read on »
Patient education Libraries are a cost-effective option for providing better quality healthcare by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:14am In the past, housecalls were an integral part of the practice of medicine, and no nineteenth century doctor would even dream of practicing medicine without making housecealls. However, the fact that they are now practically unheard of means we should be taking a hard look at the present traditional ways of practicing medicine so e can com ... Read on »
With health care restraining costs, can higher education be far behind? by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 May 2012 10:21pm Health care cost containment is no longer a fantasy. While health expenditures have increased much faster than GDP for many years a combination of factors is likely to bring that trend to an end: hard economic times, cost shifting to patients, and increased consumer understanding that more care isn’t always better. The one major sector of t ... Read on »
Healthcare providers want reform But Cost and Education Remain Big Issues – The Big Disappointment by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 6:36pm I also will add implementation and education has a lot to do with it.  Today choices are many and too confusing.   Remember the healthcare folks are there to tend to our illnesses and not have data entry as number one priority.  In writing this blog I post a lot about new technology, software, new surgical procedures and in just writing this blog ... Read on »
The Costs of Educating Students by Academic Crossroads .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 6:16pm Let me say at the outset that I believe no "investement" could be better marketed than the "investement in a college education." I use the word "marketing" because that seems to be what we do: in order to be successful, go to BRAND college for the annual cost of $5x,xxx.99. For many people, existing in our society requires going to college so you ... Read on »
The Cost of Education by Ashley's Mom Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:24am Okay, I can’t put it off any longer. I’ve got to buy Ashley some new socks, get the boys those super giant notebooks to give the illusion of organization to their school work, and pull out the IEPs so I can gently(?) remind teachers what they are supposed to be doing this school year. I’m really not ready. Although I long for the routin ... Read on »
Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne S. Studley to Deliver Keynote Address at Leadership Summit on Cost In Higher Education by US Deptartment of Education Posted Fri 18 Oct 2013 5:34pm Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov Event Date 1: October 21, 2013 08:45 ... Read on »
What to Do About Rising Costs of College Education by Education & Tech Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:49pm In the U.S., students who can not afford the cost of college and the accompanying expenses, they need to take out loans and/or seek employment. Federal loans bear low interest rates and payable only after the student graduates. There also grants like scholarships and private loans to augment the federal loans to cover whatever else might be neede ... Read on »
U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Rising College Costs and Affordability at Academic Senate for California Community by US Deptartment of Education Posted Wed 06 Nov 2013 1:19pm Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov Event Date 1: November 07, 2013 11:3 ... Read on »
The social cost of poorly educated minorities in the U. S. by Education & Tech Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 8:22pm There is not doubt I am an Hispanic rooted person and everything related to the minorities in this country really engages me. I still have trouble understanding how state and federal governments spend a good portion of their budgetary dollars in education, yet even the efficacy of the Department of Education is now seen as a heresy. Many voic ... Read on »