State policy

Public colleges may be responding to state performance funding by enrolling fewer low-income students

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State performance funding formulas lead to small decline in Pell revenue per student, new study finds, suggesting public colleges may be gaming formulas by enrolling fewer low-income students.

Politics trumps good policy in proposed governance change in Tennessee

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New piece of governor's ambitious higher ed agenda would break up statewide governing board to focus on two-year colleges and give six universities more independence. Critics predict backsliding on the state's goals and skewed institutional priorities.

As a new fiscal year approaches, who will fund CUNY's senior colleges?

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Governor Cuomo wants to stop funding one-third of CUNY four-year colleges' budget. Where will the money come from?

Obama administration leans on state agencies to tighten up oversight of for-profits

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The Obama administration prods state regulators to tighten their oversight of for-profits, with a focus on job placement rates. But confusion about calculating those rates reigns, and many state agencies are understaffed and outgunned.

What does Trump University show about state regulation of for-profit schools?

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State regulators, not the federal government, were in the best position to crack down on Donald Trump's now-defunct educational venture, which has become a hot campaign issue.

State support for higher education rises 4.1 percent in 2016

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A new report shows a slow but steady increase in higher education funding as states recover from the recession.

New Complete College America data on remediation show progress

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New report from Complete College America gives a first look at how pairing additional resources with introductory college courses can help students who need remediation.

Mixed reviews for plan to change Tennessee higher education governance

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Universities favor governor's proposal to restructure public higher ed governance, but system chancellor and others say institutional interests will trump state priorities.

General Assembly leads coding boot camps into the regulated side of higher education

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Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

Gates Foundation announces four priority policy areas on college completion, with data system to come

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After seven years and half a billion dollars, the Gates Foundation announces its four priority areas for college completion policies and plans to release a data framework for measuring performance in higher education.

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