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Accountability in Higher Ed: Why Not Share the Risk?

Kenneth Megan / Blog January 30, 2018

What does the current institutional accountability system look like, and how can it be improved and reformed?

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Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Strengthen Accountability in Higher Education

Kenneth Megan, Shai Akabas / Blog December 18, 2017

Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening institutional accountability in the higher education system.

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Promoting Affordability and Accountability in the U.S. Higher Education System

Education / June 20, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Join us for a discussion with university presidents on rising costs and the higher education system.

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Affordability and Accountability in the U.S. Higher Education System

Economy / March 14, 2017 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

With reauthorization of the Higher Education Act on the horizon, there exists potential for bipartisan reforms that improve the postsecondary education system.

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Policy Changes Can Keep Higher Education Accessible, Affordable

Governance / Press Release September 25, 2015

Changes to the federal student loan program can increase competition, transparency and innovation in higher education.

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Key Objectives for the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

Governance / Research September 25, 2015

The costs of college tuition and room-and-board are skyrocketing, putting additional pressure on federal support and requiring many students to assume even greater debt burdens.

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House Approves Enhanced Financial Counseling for Student Borrowers

Shai Akabas / Blog July 28, 2014

Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, with broad bipartisan support (on a 405-11 vote). The bill would expand the frequency and scope of required financial counseling provided to student borrowers. BPC applauds this development.

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