Attention Returns to College Endowments


By Michael Dannenberg College endowments are back in the news. The House tax committee turned a spotlight to the issue yesterday at a Capitol Hill hearing. The committee and its Senate counterpart already have...

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A Money-Back Guarantee for College?


By Mary Nguyen Barry Should college come with a money-back guarantee? A recent Brookings op-ed argues, “Yes,” and highlights several innovative colleges offering prospective students guarantees of on-time graduation, employment, and post-graduation earnings. But while...

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Higher Education Reform Now

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By Michael Dannenberg Do you think higher education is held accountable for poor outcomes? No? Me neither. On one end of the spectrum, we have high-quality, wealthy colleges reaping the benefits of public support...

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Donald Trump’s Education Week

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By Michael Dannenberg According to press reports, Donald Trump’s “education week” begins next Monday (August 29th) – timed to coincide with ‘back-to-school’ happenings. He’s expected to push traditional Republican fare like private school vouchers, anti-Common...

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