As just lately as a decade in the past, the idea of “worth” not often discovered its method into discussions about federal and state policymaking about larger training. Now it’s uncommon to listen to a significant dialog that doesn’t elevate the difficulty.
This week’s episode of The Key, the second in a three-part sequence 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 making an attempt to measure whether or not particular person establishments and tutorial applications are benefiting shoppers.
Company embrace Clare McCann, who till final month was a key member of the Biden administration’s larger training coverage workforce, 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 function in larger training; and Ernest Ezeugo, a federal coverage technique officer at Lumina Basis who beforehand labored at Younger Invincibles and the State Larger Training Government Officers affiliation.
They focus on 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 Larger Ed Editor Doug Lederman
This episode was made doable by Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis