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Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars
A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state’s position (winter 2006)
By Susan C. Thomson
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Ohio’s BrainDrain
Reformof public higher education is intended to change perceptions and retain graduates (May 2010)
By JonMarcus
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Hard Times
Tuitions rise, services cut, as university officials try to ride out a severe economic downturn (March 2009)
By JonMarcus
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Kentucky’s Rocky Road
Recent reform legislation produces results, but faces tough challenges (fall 2005)
By Kay Mills
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Update: Kentucky’s Reforms Produce Mixed Results (May 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
The “Seamless System”
Florida’s flurry of dramatic changes in the governance of public education (fall 2006)
By JonMarcus
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Update: Florida’s Governance of Public Education (March 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
Virginia Tries Restructuring
Financial stress leads to new arrangements between state and campuses (summer 2005)
By Robert A. Jones
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Update: Virginia’s Restructuring Is a “Work in Progress” (April 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206
“Effectiveness and Efficiency”
The University Systemof Maryland’s campaign to control costs and increase student aid (spring 2006)
By Kay Mills
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Florida’s Unnatural Disaster
The state’s economic bubble has burst, leaving higher education in a double bind (March 2009)
By JonMarcus
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Calamity inCalifornia
State’s battered budget leads to huge fee increases and less access to public universities (December 2009)
By JonMarcus
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Overcrowded andUnderfunded
New York’s public university systems, and beleaguered students, are an extreme example of national trends (December 2009)
By JonMarcus
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Diminishing State Support
Pennsylvania reduces state aid amid relentless tuition hikes and record enrollments (December 2009)
By Kay Mills
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UKAdopts “Top-Up” Tuition Fees
British Universities prepare to compete in a more “American” system (summer 2004)
By JonMarcus
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AusterityMeasures
Students protest as a cash-strapped government lets British universities triple their fees (May 2011)
By JonMarcus
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The Celtic Tiger
Ireland invests heavily in higher education, and benefits mightily (winter 2007)
By JonMarcus
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Reversal of Fortune
Ireland’s “Celtic Tiger” economic miracle is followed by an epic downturn (May 2011)
By JonMarcus
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The Presidential Treatment
The Obama administrationmakes big advances, faces tough challenges, in higher education policy (December 2010)
By JonMarcus
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Part THREE
Perspectives
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An Interview: Clark Kerr
Principal architect of the CaliforniaMaster Plan for Higher Education (spring 1993)
Interviewed by PatrickM. Callan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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The Senior Slump
Making the most of high school preparation (fall 2000)
By Michael W. Kirst
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Not Ready for College
States must have a systemic, comprehensive agenda for college preparation (December 2010)
By David Spence
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