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Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

GRANT #8565
AMOUNT $2,279,400
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 08/01/2013 through 12/31/2014

To implement a voluntary, multistate agreement that expands consumer protection through simpler, more-uniform authorization of online degree programs offered across states.

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The Public Agenda Foundation

GRANT #8191
AMOUNT $136,500
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 11/01/2012 through 12/31/2015

To explore the potential of networked improvement communities to speed up adoption, implementation and scaling of innovative, lower-cost academic delivery.

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The Stella and Charles Gutman Community College

GRANT #8103
AMOUNT $248,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 09/30/2015

To test the use of student incentives at the City University of New York’s New Community College.

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Empire State College

GRANT #8099
AMOUNT $498,000
LOCATION Sarasota Springs, NY
DATE RANGE 09/15/2012 through 12/31/2014

To develop and pilot a pathway to degree completion for students with learning acquired outside the formal higher education system, through Open Educational Resources.

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

GRANT #7974
AMOUNT $205,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 09/01/2012 through 08/31/2014

"To highlight the role of comprehensive four-year campuses in achieving U.S. higher education productivity gains."

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New America Foundation

GRANT #8151
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 08/01/2012 through 12/31/2013

To study and promote the strategies and policies adopted by 21st century American universities to produce high-quality degrees at lower cost that graduate more students from diverse backgrounds.

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The Presidents' Forum

GRANT #7917
AMOUNT $150,000
LOCATION Albany, NY
DATE RANGE 07/01/2012 through 12/31/2014

To streamline the process across states for authorizing online degree programs by promoting consumer-friendly standards.

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National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

GRANT #8032
AMOUNT $900,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 07/01/2012 through 06/30/2015

To improve higher education productivity, integrate education and workforce data and policies, streamline higher education transitions by implementing Common Core State Standards, and support the Foundation's work with governors.

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New America Foundation

GRANT #8070
AMOUNT $600,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 06/01/2012 through 05/31/2014

To build will for major changes in how U.S. higher education is financed and organized to serve 21st century students.

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The Public Agenda Foundation

GRANT #7954
AMOUNT $1,072,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 05/01/2012 through 04/30/2014

To advance institutional partnerships that lead to compelling examples of higher education productivity.

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