Cheaper. Faster. Better? The 10k Degree.
Tuesday, March 4
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center Room 15
500 East Cesar Chavez Street
Western Governors University Washington - Chancellor
New America Foundation - Dir, Education Policy Program
Texas Public Policy - Dir Ctr for Higher Education
Lumina Foundation - Strategy Dir
On average, public colleges cost $13k/yr for tuition, room, and board. A 2012 Pew Research Center Survey said Americans don't think students get enough value for the money they pay for college. Declarations by leaders in TX & FL about the need for “$10,000 Degrees” have gained the attention of those seeking a solution. This panel will consider the demand for $10k Degrees, their characteristics and how the cost/time imperative will play out in new waves of innovation in higher education reform.
- Event Type:
- Panel Discussion
- Education Policy & Funding
- new models affordable degrees cost and time imperative
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