Category Archives: Higher Education Policy Reform

This Week’s Top Stories in Higher Ed

February 14, 2013

President Obama’s State of the Union Address catapulted several instrumental discussions this week in higher ed. Here are a few articles to add to your reading list: Chronicle of Higher Education: Obama’s accreditation proposals surprise higher-education leaders Inside Higher Ed: … Continue reading

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The “College Scorecard” gets an incomplete grade

February 13, 2013

During last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama announced that the Department of Education’s College Scorecard would be made available this morning. If you’re not familiar, this consumer information piece has been in the works for over a … Continue reading

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Important Findings in new Gallup Poll

February 5, 2013

In my previous job working for a U.S. Senator from Nebraska, I got to know the Gallup organization well. They are a great Nebraska company and a global leader in research and analytics. The Gallup World Poll should be required … Continue reading

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2nd Term Opportunity for Obama

January 23, 2013

Kevin Carey of the New America Foundation had a piece in yesterday’s Chronicle of Higher Education about the opportunity in front of President Obama for higher education reform in his second term. It’s a thoughtful piece that’s worth the read. … Continue reading

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Importance of Student Loan Policy

December 4, 2012

Last Thursday, Bloomberg Businessweek published an excellent piece by Peter Coy on what they called “The Needless Tragedy of Student Loan Defaults.” It’s an important look at the options available to student loan borrowers and provides important insight from Mark … Continue reading

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