TITLE

New Ways to Fund Higher Ed

AUTHOR(S)
Walton, Christine; Bell, Julie Davis
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
State Legislatures;Dec2003, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the strategies being used by several states in the U.S. to fund higher education. Percentages of state budgets being allocated on colleges and universities; Information on the higher education voucher system proposed by Colorado Representative Keith King; Details of a law passed in Illinois that stresses schools' accountability.
ACCESSION #
11583668

 

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