College, Inc.: public policy

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Shutdown would mean little to colleges

In theory, some student aid programs would grind to a halt. In practice, the dollars likely would continue to flow.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:12 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Public policy | Tags:  Education Department, public policy, student aid

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Pell cuts would come late in the admissions game

Cuts to the federal aid program come after big state schools have already told students how much aid to expect.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Aid, Finance, Public policy | Tags:  student aid, Pell grants, public policy

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/11/2011

Guest post: How unions help higher ed

Academic unions play an important role in higher education.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  labor, finance, public policy

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 03/08/2011

State higher-ed funding at record low

State funding to colleges and universities is at a historic low, according to a definitive annual report on higher education finance.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:51 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  finance, public policy, publics

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 03/05/2011

Guest post: Year-round Pell grants are a lifeline

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:51 PM ET, 03/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aid, finance, public policy