With state lawmakers unwilling to fund capital projects at colleges and universities, public institutions increasingly turn to debt to finance construction and maintenance.
Proposals in Arizona and two other states show a reluctance to subsidize the higher education of others, and question a longstanding practice of using aid to improve access.
Virginia governor challenges a centuries-old tradition of using tuition revenue from wealthier students as financial aid for other students.
Proposal being weighed by University of California to shift student payments to after graduation and tie them to income would be a dramatic change in how education is financed.
For three years, Illinois has delayed payments to public colleges, presenting a different sort of budgeting problem for administrators.
Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.
Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.
Gates-funded report seeks to define and classify types of performance-based funding in 35 states, drawing tentative praise from researchers who have criticized the policies.
Study finds that cuts in state spending are linked to increases in out-of-state enrollment at public universities -- especially research institutions.
Going to college exclusively full time isn't the best way for adult students who are returning to college to earn an associate degree, new data show.
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