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A free college plan that pays for itself

2020-05-13T23:38:49+00:00

In this op ed published by The Hill, Marguerite Roza proposes a way for the federal government to pay for college without boosting federal debt or burdening taxpayers.


A free college plan that pays for itself2020-05-13T23:38:49+00:00

College credit in high school: Doing the math on costs

2020-03-16T20:44:13+00:00

Many policymakers see providing college credit in high school as a money saver, but little research has examined that belief. This brief helps fill the gap, investigating in three states the costs of taking college classes in high school compared to attaining credit after high school.


College credit in high school: Doing the math on costs2020-03-16T20:44:13+00:00

Are public universities neglecting in-state students?

2020-04-14T00:10:05+00:00

Marguerite Roza responds to an online “Room for Debate” conversation hosted by the New York Times, arguing that chasing after nonresident students threatens the very nature of public universities as institutions that serve the state.


Are public universities neglecting in-state students?2020-04-14T00:10:05+00:00

The High Price of Excess Credits

2020-03-17T05:40:27+00:00

This brief examines the cost of extra credits earned by students in California, Georgia, and New York, and opportunities for state and university leaders to maximize degree attainment with constrained resources.


The High Price of Excess Credits2020-03-17T05:40:27+00:00

More Students, More Degrees, More Dollars

2020-03-17T05:44:58+00:00

Cuts to state support for higher education have prompted some universities to raise tuition, admit more out-of-state students, and increase enrollment to close budget gaps. This analysis compares these three strategies in public flagship universities, first in terms of the relative magnitude needed to close a gap in state funds, and then in terms of the extent to which they contribute to degree production for students in their state.


More Students, More Degrees, More Dollars2020-03-17T05:44:58+00:00

Are Residents Losing Their Edge in Public University Admissions? The Case at the University of Washington

2020-03-16T16:28:11+00:00

This brief examines admissions data at the University of Washington to in order to quantify the effect on admissions standards for residents versus nonresidents, who typically pay higher tuitions.


Are Residents Losing Their Edge in Public University Admissions? The Case at the University of Washington2020-03-16T16:28:11+00:00

The Sheepskin Effect and Student Achievement: De-emphasizing the Role of Master’s Degrees in Teacher Compensation

2020-03-16T16:07:29+00:00

This brief dissects the nation’s sizable investment in master’s bumps as a means of highlighting policy obstacles to a more smartly differentiated compensation approach.


The Sheepskin Effect and Student Achievement: De-emphasizing the Role of Master’s Degrees in Teacher Compensation2020-03-16T16:07:29+00:00