funding Tag Archive

Coupling Incentives to Tuition Caps: A new path toward affordability?

The sun is shining; the birds are chirping – it’s the season for high school graduation. Congratulations to the class of 2017! As...

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The Hidden Numbers Behind President Trump’s Proposed Education Budget

Earlier this month President Donald J. Trump issued a paper entitled “America First – A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great...

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How The Great Recession Impacted Teacher Pay

The most recent economic downturn – commonly referred to as the Great Recession – impacted all aspects of our society including public...

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Why Don’t We Just Smoke, Drink and Gamble our Way to a Better Public Education System?

In meeting-after-meeting in state-after-state I’ve been asked the same question, “Isn’t there some new way that we can fund public...

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Do We Spend Too Much on Special Education?

I was recently asked this question while presenting at Education Commission of the States’ National Forum in Washington, D.C., and my...

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Interpret with Caution: New state-level student loan repayment data

The way borrowers repay their federal student loans has changed dramatically over the past several years. It used to be that borrowers...

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Do We Really Need to Fund Gifted Programs?

The goal of a high-quality P-12 education system is to allow every student to excel in either the workforce or a postsecondary environment....

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The Presidential Election and Education Funding

Sometimes the numbers can be overwhelming – there are more than 50 million students in America’s K-12 public education system. Our...

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