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Stark Education Partnership, 2019
In 2005, the percentage of Canton City's young adults with some college or an associate degree was 33%. In addition, only 12.5% of its adults had earned a bachelor's degree or higher, and 81% of its students were in poverty. Canton's poorest neighborhoods needed a compelling example that college was possible. In response, the Canton City School…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), High School Students, Dual Enrollment, College Preparation
Jackson, Victoria – Policy Matters Ohio, 2017
Higher education prepares students to get good jobs and benefits communities by helping graduates make positive contributions to civic life and the economy. A college degree is increasingly becoming a requirement to earn a middle-class income. Unfortunately, attaining higher education often means assuming the burden of student debt, which…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Debt (Financial)
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Letizia, Angelo J. – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Over the last 40 years, American institutions of higher education have been encouraged to align with the private sector by policymakers, think tank experts and businessmen in order to become more efficient and more accountable. In a wider sense, this new partnership may be evidence of what has been termed "disaster capitalism." In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Privatization, Neoliberalism
Ohio Department of Higher Education, 2016
Traditional education has benefited millions of students--preparing them for college, jobs and careers--and it continues to do so. However, in recent years, there has been a growing trend of higher education institutions considering an alternative, competency-based education (CBE), to serve the needs of nontraditional or underserved adult…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Best Practices, Program Implementation
Peden, Wilson – Liberal Education, 2015
At the centennial annual meeting of the "Association of American Colleges and Universities" (AAC&U), President Carol Geary Schneider introduced the "LEAP Challenge," the next phase of AAC&U's Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) initiative. The LEAP Challenge calls on all colleges and universities to engage…
Descriptors: General Education, Surveys, Higher Education, College Students
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Klein, Michael W. – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
This paper examines the debate in the U.S. Senate over the reasons why state governments have decreased funding for higher education. One side believes that federal mandates on states to pay for Medicaid have forced them to reduce spending on higher education. The other side believes that states unwisely reduced taxes, which decreased their…
Descriptors: Legislators, Federal Government, Debate, Higher Education
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Chaplin, David; Forseth, Nate – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2015
Despite concerns over the commodification of higher education in North America, Great Britain, and Oceania (Shumar, 1997; Sappey, 2005; Kaye, Bickel & Birtwistle, 2006; Lewis, 2010) the evidence does not justify such fears. Drawing on price elasticity of demand data and enrollment patterns for public, elite private (Ivy League) and Council for…
Descriptors: Commercialization, Role of Education, Higher Education, Misconceptions
Ohio Department of Higher Education, 2015
This report identifies the most relevant considerations adults have when assessing options to pursue higher education. The report further details what factors institutions of higher education need to consider in order to successfully attract, enroll, retain and graduate adult student populations. The report also highlights why the increased…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Success, Higher Education, Student Needs
Murphy, Patrick; Cook, Kevin; Johnson, Hans; Weston, Margaret – Public Policy Institute of California, 2014
As California begins to reinvest in public higher education after several years of budget cuts, it could opt to tie funding more closely with outcomes--for example, the number of students educated or degrees awarded. This approach, known as performance-based funding, has the potential to incentivize investment by the state's higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Budgeting, Educational Finance
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Hodge, Samuel R. – Quest, 2014
In this paper, I engage in discourse centrally located in the ideology of race in the United States of America juxtaposed to social justice with promise for tomorrow in higher education and beyond. I assert that social justice in kinesiology requires that once hired, retaining, securing tenured status, and promoting faculty of color means having…
Descriptors: Physical Education, African American Teachers, Social Justice, Race
Halbert, Hannah – Policy Matters Ohio, 2014
In the twentieth century, Ohioans as individuals and Ohio as a state did much to improve the education level of Ohio's workforce. The state built a world-class network of community colleges and branch campuses, institutions created to make post-secondary education accessible and affordable. These efforts, along with investments in K-12 education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Financial Problems, State Aid
Halbert, Hannah – Policy Matters Ohio, 2014
In the twentieth century, Ohioans as individuals and Ohio as a state did much to improve the education level of Ohio's workforce. The state built a world-class network of community colleges and branch campuses, institutions created to make post-secondary education accessible and affordable. These efforts, along with investments in K-12 education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Financial Problems, State Aid
Ohio Board of Regents, 2014
This report examines the status of college and university practices in skills areas that are important to preparing students for careers and the workforce. Some of these practices address the priorities expressed by Ohio businesses while other practices require modification to reflect current workforce demands. Beyond the assessment of current…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Career Development, Education Work Relationship, Career Readiness
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Lierheimer, Kristin S.; Murray, Mary M.; Wooldridge, Deborah G.; Smith, Sheila – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2014
This chapter describes how an institution of higher education, Bowling Green State University (BGSU), partnered with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI), a quasi-governmental agency, to meet the training needs of the local, state, national, and international community by providing an online autism spectrum disorders (ASD)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Agency Cooperation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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