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The State System of Higher Education: Pennsylvania’s Mobility Workhorses

Pennsylvania’s 14 State System of Higher Education Universities are instrumental to economic opportunity in Pennsylvania. They afford a large...

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SWPA 2016: College No Longer Guarantees Rising Wages—Degree Holders Need Agenda to Raise PA’s Pay Too

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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Top Universities Sued Because…401(k)-Style Retirement Plans Provide Less Bang for the Retirement Buck

Earlier this week, MIT, Yale, and New York University were sued because their 401(k)-style retirement plans have had excessive...

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We Have a Budget for 2016-2017: What Does it Mean for Schools?

The 2016-2017 PA budget is now complete. Yesterday a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the PA House and Senate approved a revenue package...

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Need a data-driven break from the election? Let’s talk education funding…

For the education data geeks out there (admit it, you’re probably one) here is data comparing new classroom funding...

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Why the Budget Matters: Way No. 2 — Higher Education

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center launched Why the Budget Matters – Let’s Count the Ways to compare specific...

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Resolution of State Budget Must Include Minimum Wage Increase and Greater Investments in Higher Education

The director of Pennsylvania Working Families wrote an excellent op-ed calling for the General Assembly to raise the minimum...

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Why Pennsylvania Needs to Reinvest in Education — an Interactive Map

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has just uploaded an interactive graphic that makes clear why Pennsylvania needs...

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Pennsylvania Needs to Stop Shortchanging Its Future and Invest Smartly in Higher Education

While there’s been a lot of focus recently on K-12 school funding cuts in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania higher education has...

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What’s in the Governor’s 2014-15 Budget?

Governor Tom Corbett has proposed a 2014-15 state General Fund budget that would spend $29.4 billion, $927 million, or...

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Can the Right Afford to Acknowledge Low Upward Mobility in the U.S.?

Michael Laracy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation emailed around an opinion piece by Fareed Zakaria on the boffo...

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$1 Trillion in Student Loan Debt Hampering Young Entrepreneurs

It appears more and more American college graduates are declining to start their own businesses due to the rising...

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