Federal Education Budget Project

< Back to the Education Policy Program

Archives: Federal Education Budget Project Press

House Education Chairman to Push for More Special Education Aid | Education Week

April 1, 2014

What's more, there are significant challenges to boosting funding for special education, said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project.

Click here to read the full article.

Universities On The Prowl A Busy Day In Congress Jindal On 'Gainful' Sig ... | Politico

March 25, 2014

A SWELL OF GRADUATE DEBT: Graduate student debt is skyrocketing, and the findings of a report by New America Foundation's Jason Delisle suggest that some of the “largest changes in student borrowing are taking place in graduate education.

Grad-School Debt Is Said To Rise Rapidly And Deserve More Policy Attention | Chronicle of Higher Education

March 25, 2014

Jason Delisle, director of the foundation's Federal Education Budget Project, said the public and policy makers should stop lumping undergraduate- and graduate-student debt together because they raise different issues. "An undergraduate degree, we've ...

Grad Student Debt Rising | Inside Higher Ed

March 25, 2014

Much of that increase was fueled by students, across a broad range of disciplines, taking out more money to pay for their graduate education, according to the report, written by Jason Delisle, director of New America's Federal Education Budget Project.

Grad Students Driving The Growing Debt Burden | Wall Street Journal

March 25, 2014

The New America Foundation's report, along with other data, shows the biggest drivers of student debt in recent years have been costs linked to for-profit schools and graduate schools, said Jason Delisle, the study's author. "Graduate schools have ...

How to Fix Higher Education | Reuters

March 17, 2014

There are two really deep problems that plague U.S. higher education. The first is the absence of useful and reliable data that students and parents can use to evaluate programs of all kinds. In “College Blackout: How the Higher Education Lobby Fought to Keep Students in the Dark,” Amy Laitinen and Clare McCann of the New America Foundation recount how the private nonprofit higher education lobby has fought against efforts to create a federal student unit record system.

Congressional Talk Swirls Around Early-Education Proposals | Education Week News

February 20, 2014

That legislation seems to have a much better shot in a Congress consumed with trimming spending than the administration's plan to vastly expand the federal role in helping states spread high-quality early-childhood programs, said Clare McCann, a policy ...

Click here to read the full article.

New America Analysis of New CBO Estimate Shows Pell Grant Funding Cliff is Further Away and Smaller

February 5, 2014
New America’s analysis of new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates shows that last year’s Pell Grant funding surplus remains intact, and is trending larger – a sign that the program can operate at current funding levels for longer than expected.
 
“This latest estimate shows that the funding cliff is even further away and less severe than CBO’s surprise estimates last year,” said New America Federal Education Budget Project director Jason Delisle.
 

Federal Spending Plan Aims to Ease 'Sequester' Pain | Education Week News

January 17, 2014

Formula-aid programs tend to have “more friends in Congress,” said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project. But, given the focus on early-childhood education, “it's hard to say the president didn ...

Federal Spending Plan Aims To Ease 'Sequester' Pain | Education Week News

January 17, 2014

Formula-aid programs tend to have “more friends in Congress,” said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project. But, given the focus on early-childhood education, “it's hard to say the president didn ...

Syndicate content