The National Picture is part of the Policy Alert publication series that summarizes important policy findings affecting the future of higher education. This issue represents a shorter version of the National Center report Measuring Up 2002.
This report card, which updates the inaugural edition released in 2000, grades each state on its performance in five key areas of higher education. Measuring Up 2002 also evaluates each state's progress in relation to its own results two years ago. Single copies are available for $25.00 by calling 888-269-3652. Discounts are available for larger orders.
June 2002 (02-5)
The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) attained remarkable success in funding innovative and enduring projects during its early years. This report, prepared by FIPSE's early program officers, elaborates on how those results were achieved.
This national status report documents the declining affordability of higher education for American families, and highlights public policies that support affordable higher education. Provides state-by-state summaries as well as national findings.