After years of declining state appropriation for higher education, overall spending on public colleges and universities is up 5.7 percent.
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September 27, 2012
Student-loan debt is expanding to more American households, according to a new analysis.
June 22, 2012
US Department of Treasury releases report highlighting economic value of college on same day President Obama urges Congress to keep student loan rates affordable.
June 18, 2012
National Research Council releases report urging increased government investment in higher education research efforts.
May 09, 2012
Financial aid experts recommend changes to state grant programs to help most-needy students and encourage college completion.
March 16, 2012
New report from executives in higher education reveals drop in per student college funding from state and local government, while tuition increases rise to make up the difference
February 22, 2012
New paper from the Center for College Affordability and Productivity offers updated view of William Bennett's hypothesis about the link between increased financial aid and rising tuition costs.
February 02, 2012
Community colleges have their work cut out for them in closing the gap between student aspirations and results, a new report finds.
January 27, 2012
The president is pushing a series of initiatives aimed at pressuring colleges to keep tuition down and making it easier for families to compare financial aid packages.
January 25, 2012
President Obama's focus on college access and affordability in last night's State of the Union Address was welcomed in the higher education community. But his strong language of putting colleges "on notice" to rein in tuition costs left some wondering how that could be achieved in the current econom...