Policy & Research provides updates on issues and areas of interest to New England Legislators and their staff including current and proposed state and national legislation, national and regional data and research.
Recent LAC meetings have included discussions on cost drivers in higher education, the value of higher education, free college proposals, early college, dual and concurrent enrollment, outcomes-based funding, state goals, and college affordability.
The Policy & Research team serves as a critical resource to higher education decision-makers, policy leaders, legislators and business leaders across New England informing action through research, analysis and best practices shaped by strong collaboration and shared expertise.
Report from @BrookingsInst shows 6% owe one-third of outstanding $1.5 trillion of student loan debt, but individuals who owe the most are not the ones who default on debt https://brook.gs/33sninO #studentloans #debt
In New England too ... see https://nebhe.org/journal/back-in-the-shadows-the-daca-saga-continues/ and https://www.nebhe.org/newslink/nebhe-releases-statement-calling-on-congress-to-legislate-permanent-protection-for-daca-participants/