Exploring the Trends within State Financial Aid. States take a wide variety of approaches in making investments in postsecondary financial aid. A new report from the Education Commision of the States reviews several trends in state financial aid programs enacted through state legislatures in the 2013 and 2014 sessions Find the full report here.
From the Chronicle of Higher Education, a recent article addresses recent initiatives from the White House on ranking colleges based on graduation rates as a measure of institutional success. Read the article here.
From NPR, a recent project done by MDCR, funded by the Gates Foundation, which enrolls 100 students per grade shows promising results in getting students to enroll in college. Read the full article here.
From Inside Higher Ed, an article which explores Chicago’s recent decision to supply scholarships to Community Colleges for select High school graduates. Read the full article here.
The Huffington Post has come out with a series of charts and graphs that show the ongoing issue of debt and how the last few years has particularly forced borrowers to assess their values. Check out the full article here.
A new report from the National Clearinghouse House shows that 31 million adults have some experience with college, but no degree. The report studies this phenomenon as well as what the value of ‘some college’ can be for those who feel like college is not their path. Find the report here.
The White House has recently released a report detailing the current state of student debt in America and plans to alleviate such, making higher education more affordable. Find the full report here.
At the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, July 17, Chancellor Apple presented the latest statistics showing among other things, the graduation rates at UH. Also in the presentation are the latest budget cut proposals, one which to place a freeze on any new appointments has already taken effect. Check out the power point in […]
At the July 17th Board of Regents meeting, HEPC Director Jim Shon and Researcher Shannon Hillman presented testimony to its members. Testimony included some recently gathered data on the issue of student debt and the rising tuition costs. HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th Dr. Shon HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th
Over the last week, UH has released two documents showing the measuring of efficiency for the UH system and the latest review of the Proposed Tuition increases over the 2016-17 AY.