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Dougherty, Kevin J.; Reddy, Vikash – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2011
Over the past three decades policymakers have been seeking new ways to secure improved performance from higher education institutions. One popular approach has been performance funding, which involves use of a formula to tie funding to institutional performance on specified indicators. This report reviews findings from studies on performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
Hector, Judith H.; Hector, Mark A. – 1992
This paper reports on research that examined longitudinal data on students entering Tennessee Board of Regents institutions of higher education after the implementation of a state-mandated developmental studies program. The program identifies and helps at-risk students to persist in college to graduation. Data analysis is presented from a 1986…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, College Preparation