US News & World Report: Higher Ed Cuts Worst in Massachusetts
State Higher Education Finances
Legislators make choices, and ours have chosen to disproportionately target our public campuses, our students, and our economic future. Legislators in other states also face difficult choices and they have not all made the same choices. So what does it mean? Massachusetts spends $5,591 to support the typical in-state student at a public college. Nationally, […]
Work Less, Study More, and Succeed
This report on State Higher Education Finances has valuable data, charts and tables that show how Massachusetts Higher Ed compares to other states.
U.S. vs. other countries: we’re slipping
This report from Demos documents how “financial supports can improve postsecondary success”. Just as a postsecondary education has become essential for getting a decent job and entering the middle class, it has become financially out of reach for many of America’s young people. The cost of going to school has increased exponentially, while financial aid […]
The “uncoordinated cutting of funding for higher education that we generally see in U.S. state systems” has not been seen in other countries, says a report by the Center for Studies in Higher Education, at the University of California at Berkeley. Support for higher education is a national priority in many countries which embrace the Keynesian idea […]