As lately as a decade in the past, the idea of “worth” hardly ever discovered its means into discussions about federal and state policymaking about larger training. Now it’s uncommon to listen to a significant dialog that doesn’t increase the problem.
This week’s episode of The Key, the second in a three-part collection on the worth of upper training, examines how politicians and coverage makers are responding to rising public doubt concerning the worth of schools and credentials by defining and attempting to measure whether or not particular person establishments and educational packages are benefiting customers.
Friends embrace Clare McCann, who till final month was a key member of the Biden administration’s larger training coverage crew, and is now larger training fellow at Arnold Ventures; Will Doyle, a professor of upper training at Vanderbilt College’s Peabody Faculty, who research the federal government’s position in larger training; and Ernest Ezeugo, a federal coverage technique officer at Lumina Basis who beforehand labored at Younger Invincibles and the State Increased Training Govt Officers affiliation.
They talk about how the idea of worth is factoring into state and federal coverage, what’s driving that development, and whether or not an overdependence on financial outcomes can result in unintended penalties.
Hosted by Inside Increased Ed Editor Doug Lederman
This episode was made attainable by Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis