Higher Learning, Lower Funding: New Report on MA Public Higher Education

graphThis new report from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center presents clear, simple graphs and text.  As fascinating as it is disturbing, it will be very useful to advocates of public higher education.

2 quick examples:

Massachusetts ranks 48th of the 50 states in higher education spending as a percent of the economy.

In Fiscal Year 2012, if Massachusetts raised higher education funding to the national average, the state would have increased funding by about $940 million compared to what was spent.

Read the whole report!