Andrew P. Kelly is the director of the Center on Higher Education Reform and a resident scholar in education policy studies at AEI. His research focuses on higher education policy, innovation, financial aid reform, and the politics of education policy. Previously, he was a research assistant at AEI, where his work focused on the preparation of school leaders, collective bargaining in public schools, and the politics of education. His research has appeared in the American Journal of Education, Teachers College Record, Educational Policy, Policy Studies Journal, and Education Next, as well as popular outlets such as Education Week, Inside Higher Education, Forbes, The Atlantic, National Affairs, The Weekly Standard, and The Huffington Post. He is co-editor of "Getting to Graduation: The Completion Agenda in Higher Education" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012), "Carrots, Sticks, and the Bully Pulpit: Lessons from A Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America's Schools" (Harvard Education Press, 2011), and "Reinventing Higher Education: The Promise of Innovation" (Harvard Education Press, 2011). In 2011, Mr. Kelly was named one of 16 "Next Generation Leaders" in education policy by the "Policy Notebook" blog on Education Week.
While higher eduction reforms often tout technology's ability to change the face of the institution, director of the Center on Higher education Reform, Andrew Kelly questions the current hype about technology, highlighting the need for regulatory reform first and foremost.
Since the economic crisis, families have increasingly struggled with daily costs of living, let alone the cost of a college tuition. But, while the idea of a higher education "public option" may sound appealing, it does little to address the overall rising cost of higher education or student outcomes.
In this provacative volume, higher education experts explore innovative ways that colleges and universities can unbundle the various elemets of the college experience while assessing costs and benefits and realizing savings.
In this new volume, education experts explain why costs have risen so dramatically, and explore innovative ways that education stakeholders can “bend the college cost curve” in an effort to rein in tuition prices without forgoing quality.