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Reports and papers published by the National Center for Public Policy & Higher Education. All reports are available for online viewing and PDF download.

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Perspectives in Public Policy: Connecting Higher Education & the Public Schools
This series is cosponsored by the National Center and the Institute for Educational Leadership. Reports are available for sale through IEL. Please see ordering information.

National Center Books
Books and book chapters authored by the National Center for Public Policy & Higher Education.

Other Higher Education Reports and Resources
Other reports not published by the National Center for Public Policy & Higher Education by Dr. Michael W. Kirst, Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration at Stanford University since 1969. My blog discusses the important and complex subjects of college completion, college success, student risk factors (for failing), college readiness, academic preparation.
    The National Forum on College-Level Learning is a five state pilot study to collect and evaluate information on college-level learning. States participating in this study are Illinois, Kentucky, Nevada, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. More information can be found at:
    Cracks in the Education Pipeline: A Business Leader's Guide to Higher Education Reform, published by the Committee for Economic Development (CED), provides business leaders with a starting point for establishing a dialogue on higher education reform, and suggests ways to mobilize the business community in coordinated initiatives to improve higher education.
    Download the pdf here (1.1 MB)
    The Business Leader's Guide to Measuring Up 2002, published by the National Alliance of Business, explains why effective higher education will be crucial to overall business success in the coming decades.
    View the full report here , or download the pdf version for printing.
    The California Higher Education Policy Center (1992 - 1997) was a nonprofit, independent, nonpartisan organization created to stimulate public discussion and debate concerning the purposes, goals and organization of higher education in California.

    The Policy Center was established in 1992 with a five-year, six million dollar grant from the James Irvine Foundation. During its five-year term, the Center wrote and commissioned numerous reports and studies on the state and the future of higher education in California. Most of these publications are available through the ERIC Database
    View report descriptions here

    Alliance for International Higher Education Policy Studies (AIHEPS), with support from the Ford Foundation, has been conducting a study of the linkages between state and federal policies and higher education performance in the U.S. and Mexico. The study design, the New Mexico case report and the New Jersey case report can be downloaded from:
    The new Web site for the National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis,, is a comprehensive site for state-level higher education data and information. The data is organized in such a way that is useful to state policymakers as they address higher education policy issues.

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