A Must-Have for Pennsylvania, Part 2: Investment in Higher Education for Growth and Opportunity

Stephen Herzenberg, Mark Price, Michael Wood |

Pennsylvania‰’s deep cuts in funding to K-12 education since 2010-11 have drawn a great deal of attention in recent months. Less widely recognized is the fact that Pennsylvania enacted even deeper cuts, on a percentage basis, to funding for public higher education in the same period. This report summarizes key insights from the economic research literature on the importance of higher education. Read here.