State policy

Idaho direct enrollment program automatically admits high school seniors to public colleges

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A new statewide initiative automatically admits graduating seniors to college in Idaho.

Maryland says collaboration, not merger, best solution to end higher education discrimination

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Maryland officials call a proposal to merge a commuter institution with a HBCU a "far-reaching, risky scheme," arguing instead that joint degree programs can better end decades of racial inequity among the state's public colleges.

New program at New Jersey's Kean U. will limit the number of state residents

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A new program at a public university in New Jersey will have a cap on the number of state residents as institution looks overseas for students.

U.S. reminder to states: You must regulate higher ed

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After multiple delays, federal requirement on states to approve colleges within their borders is set to take effect -- as U.S. signals importance of state role.

California governor's budget increase would prevent controversial tuition hikes at UC

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California governor proposes funding increases for public colleges, averting showdown with the University of California over tuition hikes, but Cal State faculty remain unhappy.

State budget projections for higher education look bleak thanks to Medicaid costs

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Medicaid costs will lead to a bleak decade for state spending on higher education, a new study predicts.

Rising price of Virginia public universities disproportionately hurts low-income students

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An “extraordinarily” detailed analysis of student-level data in Virginia shows low-income students were hit hardest as public colleges and universities raised tuition during Great Recession.

Report seeks to add specificity to debate over states' performance-based funding models

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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 link between cuts in state budgets and out-of-state enrollment

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Study finds that cuts in state spending are linked to increases in out-of-state enrollment at public universities -- especially research institutions.

Study finds mix of part-time and full-time enrollment can boost graduation rates

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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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