Increased spending on public universities and trade schools in exchange for tuition reductions
, and grants to help lower-income students pay for these schools, would help increase educational attainment without being too costly.
* Tuition reductions
. Free or partially free tuition reductions
for undergraduate studies for a faculty member or school employee are tax free [IRC section 117(d)], Tuition-free benefits may also extend to an employee's spouse, dependent, surviving spouse, and others.
They conclude that direct financial subsidies for these institutions might be more effective than tuition reductions
if the goal is to increase degree completion.
The report, titled "College on the Cheap: Consequences of Community College Tuition Reductions
," was authored by Dr.
(291) These are tuition reductions
that apply to employees of educational institutions and to employees' spouses and dependents.
have been going on for years and, while it might be good in the short term and generate good press, it's not a strategy I recommend," says enrollment management consultant John Dysart, president of The Dysart Group.
117(d) provides a potentially very significant benefit to employees of educational institutions and their family members by excluding "qualified tuition reductions
" from the employee's taxable income.
The program offers tuition reductions
TOKYO - A record 10.1 percent of public high school students received tuition reductions
or exemptions in the 2008 academic year, up 0.4 percentage point from the previous year, an education ministry survey showed Sunday.
Some private schools are offering tuition reductions
and other incentives to try to attract students.
The grads will provide scholarships of 50, 75, or 90 percent tuition reductions
for teachers to become certified school library media specialists.
Grants or tuition reductions
for Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Research Assistants (RAs) maybe, and usually are, structured by the university to be nontaxable.