This Center on Higher Education Reform report addresses America's failing student loan structure. The authors take an in-deth look at Income Share Agreements and their potential to replace traditional student loans.
The Obama administration's plan to rate colleges based on their access, affordability, and student success measures actually just continues the administration’s focus on trying to fix higher education by regulating existing colleges and ignores the sector’s fundamental supply-side problem.
AEI scholar Andrew P. Kelly reflects on the costly student aid system and its many failures - from the high schools that grant the diplomas to the colleges that gladly take Pell Grants from the underprepared to the students who fail to complete the courses.
In response to President Obama's plan to promote college affordability through a federal college ratings system, AEI's CHER team analyzed where universities lie in terms of access, affordability, and student success. What did we find? Few colleges perform poorly on all three measures, but hardly any perform well on all three, either.
While college graduates are more likely to climb the economic ladder, very few low-income people make it that far. In other words, our system of postsecondary education does promote social mobility, but only for the small segment of low-income Americans who actually finish a credential.
In response to President Obama's plan to promote college affordability through a federal college ratings system, AEI's Center on Higher Education Reform analyzes the current higher education environment to see where universities lie in terms of access, affordability, and student success.
The Obama administration has made higher education a policy priority, but to truly help students escape undermatch the White House must solidify their higher education agenda and promote policies that urge counselors & teachers to match their students’ efforts.
In light of the Modern Language Association's (MLA's) upcoming panel discussion on an academic boycott resolution, AEI Research Assistant Max Eden looks at how the policies of this particular boycott are differnt than past resoutions and the effects on foreign academics.
Harvard professor Harvey Mansfield stirred up controversy recently by criticizing the rampant grade inflation at his institution. As reported by the Harvard Crimson, at a faculty meeting earlier this month, Mansfield asked the Dean of Undergraduate Education about the college's grade distribution, stating, "A little bird has told me...
In this conference, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, mental health and disability experts, and an economist will discuss current hurdles to rehabilitation, and suggest alternatives that could more effectively expedite the reintegration of veterans into their families, communities, and workplaces.
Please join Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), AEI, the Heritage Foundation, and the Foreign Policy Initiative for a timely discussion on the 2014 QDR and the future of American defense strategy in an era of constrained budgets.
This event is livestream only.
AEI’s Philanthropic Freedom Project welcomes Bill Gates for an exclusive event at AEI.