Outcomes-Based Higher Education Funding: A Case Study from Texas

Learn more about this series Key Points Despite higher education's emphasis on diversity, the structure and function of postsecondary institutions ...

December 15, 2022
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Learn more about this series Key Points Despite higher education's emphasis on diversity, the structure and function of postsecondary institutions feature remarkably little meaningful diversity.One exception to this rule is Texas State Technical College (TSTC), which focuses exclusively on economic advancement and is funded based on the economic benefits it provides to its graduates.Policymakers in other states who are looking to build more responsive and effective postsecondary institutions ought to take a close look at the financial structure that has enabled TSTC's unique success.

Erin Davis Valdez