Research Report Financing Public Higher Education: The Evolution of State Funding
Sandy Baum, Martha C. Johnson
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In this report, we examine differences across states in funding, enrollment, and pricing changes over time. College access and affordability are national issues, but students residing in different states have very different opportunities. These opportunities have evolved differently in recent years, depending on policy priorities as well as on state economies.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Children and youth Taxes and budgets State and local finance
Tags Fiscal policy Higher education School funding Schooling State and local tax issues Beyond high school: education and training
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Education Data and Policy