Monthly Archives: December 2013

The 2013 Higher Education Not Top Ten List

Yesterday, I put out my top-ten list of higher education policy and finance issues from 2013. And today, I’m back with a list of not-top-ten events from the year (big thanks to Justin Chase Brown for inspiring me to write … Continue reading

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The Year of Higher Education Policy in Review

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of the biggest happenings (or non-happenings) of the year. Some of these items would have been on the list for several years, but others (including … Continue reading

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Don’t Dismiss Performance Based Funding Research

Performance-based funding (PBF), in which at least a small portion of state higher education appropriations are tied to outcomes, is a hot political topic in many states. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures and work by Janice Friedel … Continue reading

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Yet Another Pell Grant Hearing

On December 3, a House of Representatives subcommittee held a hearing entitled, “Keeping College Within Reach: Strengthening Pell Grants for Future Generations.” Here is my take on the hearing: http://storify.com/rkelchen/yet-another-pell-grant-hearing

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