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How Some States Are Actually Putting Money Into Higher Ed

How Some States Are Actually Putting Money Into Higher Ed | Government and Higher Education | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.
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At White House Meeting on Affordability, a Call for Urgency, Innovation, and Leadership - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education

"Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, said the meeting was 'very encouraging.'

 

'There was a general understanding that we can't have business as usual, that we have fewer resources,' Mr. Hrabowski said. 'The question was how do we build quality while cutting costs.' In the discussion, Mr. Hrabowski said many students at his college were able to pay for education with internships and research jobs that assist faculty members. He also talked about the need for better cross-agency collaboration on increasing the participation of minority students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields."


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Why Is Higher Education So Expensive?

It's no secret that U.S. college tuition costs are rising dramatically, and the high cost of a college education burdens young people and their families. How...
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Over-Capacity Class Solutions

Over-Capacity Class Solutions | Government and Higher Education | Scoop.it
In California, higher education leaders and government officials are proposing a number of different solutions to address the overburdening of the state’s public higher education system, both at the community college and university level.

Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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