Finance and Productivity

Education pays, but it also costs. Widespread attainment takes both adequate funding and the productive use of money. Read more about state funding, tuition and fees, student financial aid, degree productivity, and staffing trends.

As the nation’s colleges and universities struggle with limited budgets and demands for increased degree completions, states are once again looking... Read More
The efficiency and effectiveness of America’s colleges and universities has become a major issue for policymakers in this time of constrained... Read More
This new edition of Good Policy, Good Practice II revises and updates the 2007 publication. Like the earlier edition, it responds to one of the... Read More
Part I of Good Policy, Good Practice offers examples of strategies, programs, and practices that our research fi nds can raise educational... Read More
Describes the Illinois Board of Higher Education's Priorities, Quality and Productivity initiative, which consists of five broad areas: (1)... Read More
Remarks from Arthur F. Quern, chairman of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, at the 41st SHEEO Annual Meeting.
The “Great Recession” of 2009 has brought an unprecedented level of financial chaos to public higher education in America. Programs are being... Read More
State policy capacity should be focused on the linkages between higher education and society, and not on the details of institutional management.... Read More
  A SHEEO webinar on the Strong Foundations: The State of State Postsecondary Data Systems: 2012 Update on Data Sharing with K-12 and Labor... Read More
On January 21st, 2013, the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University released the 2013 Grapevine Compilation of State... Read More

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