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Paying for higher education results might help Hoosiers

There’s more to do, but this funding approach means a lot to a state rebooting its economy to be a better global competitor.

Should public colleges and universities get a funding boost for helping students graduate—especially the economically disadvantaged and those going into high-demand jobs?

If you think the answer is yes, you might be encouraged by a new study that shows the funding boost appears to be working—helping more Hoosiers obtain education and training critically needed in a fast-changing economy.

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Kate Snedeker
Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
June 19, 2017

A Stronger Nation 2017 report uses Census data to track progress in degree attainment at several levels – nationally, in metropolitan areas, in all 50 states, and down to the county level. It also contains national data and state-specific estimates that show attainment of high-quality postsecondary certificates.