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Human Resources

Today we review public consultation notices for human resource standard. We examine (1) data points from the US Department of Labor Statistics, (2) a "representative" university organization chart, (3) stakeholder balance in a selected technical committee of an ANSI-accredited standards setting organization.

Dec 04, 2020

Human Resource Management

ANSI is the Global Secretariat of an committee organized to provide high level policy templates for management of the workforce in any nation and in any sector or industry.  Best practice titles emerging from this committee are based on inputs from human resource experts globally and crafted to provide guidance on human resource functions in support of workforce performance anywhere.

Dec 04, 2020

S. 735 Sunlight for Unaccountable Non-profits Act

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that return information from tax-exempt organizations be made available in a searchable format and to provide the disclosure of the identity of contributors to certain tax-exempt organizations. Introduced March 11, 2019

Dec 03, 2020

Education Community Charitable Organizations

Education communities are a culture first -- then a business -- with nearly every branch of the organization chart of a school district, college or university having a trade association. During our colloquium today we revisit non-profit business models generally, and the contribution these organizations make to our own lower cost agenda specifically.

Dec 03, 2020

Readings / Higher Education Act of 1965

Since the 535 members of the US Congress opened the 116th session nearly two years ago, over 8,000 legislative proposals for amendments have been introduced; many of them driving the safety and sustainability goals of our "cities-within-cities". Today we provide two click access to the founding legislation.

Dec 03, 2020

Readings / Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1965

Another addition to our posts providing two-click access to original legislation. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was passed by the 89th United States Congress and signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on April 11, 1965. Part of Johnson's "War on Poverty", the act has been the most far-reaching federal legislation affecting education ever passed by the United States Congress.

Dec 03, 2020

Antitrust Regulators & Standards Development Organizations

The off-loading of large chunks of the education industry to the internet, and a hottening of the competition for paying customers (i.e. students and research grants) inspires a revisit of 2019 antitrust case involving one of the hundreds of trade associations in the #BigAcademia ecosystem.

Dec 03, 2020


Changes in best practice literature relevant to education communities happen at a rate of 100 to 1000 times per day. Every day at 11AM/ET we break down titles in motion, assign them a priority, then set up a separate markup session to respond to the call for public consultation. Daily colloquia topics shown on our CALENDAR.

Dec 03, 2020

Education Community Finance

We follow listings of bond offerings of school districts, colleges and universities and examine specifics of their claims regarding infrastructure construction, operations and maintenance.  We examine specifics distinguishing "continuing operations" from capitalization.

Dec 03, 2020
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