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Shaffer, David F. – Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, 2008
Every state offers community colleges as the first rung on the ladder of higher education. They prepare students for four-year colleges, educate key professions, offer job training and basic skills, and bolster economic development. However, this education policy brief finds that the 50 states differ widely in the extent to which they use their…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Enrollment, Community Colleges, Higher Education
Armour-Garb, Allison – Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, 2008
With the No Child Left Behind Act in limbo, the time is right for big thinking on intergovernmental collaboration in the ways we measure and report results in our schools. The Rockefeller Institute convened 40 experts including former New York education commissioner Gordon Ambach, Chester E. Finn, Jr., of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Equal Education
Shaffer, David – Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, 2008
Clinton Community College and North Country Community College could explore deeper collaboration and other options for strengthening the educational services they provide across a sprawling region of Northern New York State. This report was prepared at the request of New York State Senator Elizabeth Little, whose district includes the two…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Comparative Analysis
Ward, Robert B.; Dadayan, Lucy – Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, 2008
New York's property tax is often criticized as burdensome and inequitable. This report analyzes changes in the property tax from 1993-2006 to assess its impact across regions, property classes and ability to pay. The study examines both statewide trends and variations in trends among local school districts, as well as the role of the School Tax…
Descriptors: Taxes, Tax Rates, Educational Finance, Change
Armour-Garb, Allison, Ed. – Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, 2007
This volume contains an edited transcript of the Rockefeller Institute's October 29, 2007 symposium (Chicago, IL) entitled "Intergovernmental Approaches to Strengthen K-12 Accountability Systems" as well as a framework paper circulated in preparation for the symposium. The transcript begins with a list of the forty state and federal education…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Testing, Educational Change