Higher Education2019-02-13T06:14:22+00:00

Higher Education

With state budgets under pressure and higher education being one of the biggest discretionary items on those budgets, public post secondary institutions likely will need to find new ways to fund their operations. Our higher education analyses and fiscal modeling pressure-test common assumptions about cost savings and cost-benefit tradeoffs. We put real numbers to policies such as those that enable students to earn college credit in high school; promote enrollment of out-of-state students to boost revenue; or permit students to earn more credits than they need to graduate from public universities.

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College credit in high school: Doing the math on costs

Marguerite Roza and Caitlin Brooks December 2017 In this analysis Marguerite Roza and Caitlin Brooks examine the actual extent of savings (if any) tied to taking college classes in high school by investigating the costs of providing college credit in high school for models in three states: Florida, Georgia, and Ohio. Authors examined costs paid by public dollars...

The High Price of Excess Credits

Alicia Kinne, Grant Blume and Marguerite Roza May 2013 This brief by Alicia Kinne, Grant Blume and Marguerite Roza, 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. Read More...

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