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Book Discussion on Academic Freedom with Prof. George R. La Noue

Archived / July 30, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Disinvitations, protests, and speech codes make headlines, but just as important is the chilling of campus discourse to the point some views and arguments are not brought forward at all.

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The Student Protection and Success Act Seeks to Strengthen Institutional Accountability in Higher Ed

Kody Carmody, Kenneth Megan / Blog June 4, 2019

Given rising debt levels and lackluster postsecondary student outcomes, significant reforms are needed to improve the higher education system for students and families.

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Improving the FAFSA for Low-Income Families

Kenneth Megan / Blog April 10, 2019

The current FAFSA system is unduly complex and places disproportionate burdens on low-income families; three options could streamline the process.

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Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes

Education / Page November 9, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes Co-Chair letter and list of membership.

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The Future of the U.S. Higher Education: Confronting Challenges in a Changing Landscape

Education / September 27, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Experts shared their perspectives on issues, including the roles that the government and institutions can play in promoting better outcomes, access and affordability.

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Community Colleges Offer Key Partnerships for Expanding Economic Opportunity

Tim Shaw / Blog June 27, 2018

Community colleges have come to be seen as integral to addressing U.S. economic challenges, including retraining workers and helping rebuild the bridge to middle-class jobs.

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Norman Augustine: Higher Education in America Finds Itself on a Slippery Slope

Education / News June 18, 2018

Our great research universities risk getting left behind

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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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Tax Reform Hits the Ivory Tower

Kenneth Megan / Blog November 21, 2017

Tax reform legislation, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” moving through Congress would affect nearly every sector of the American economy, including higher education.

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