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States Should Pay More Attention to Higher Ed

The State Policy Network recently held its annual meeting and the Pope Center’s Jay Schalin was among the speakers. In his address, he urged state-policy think tanks to become more involved in higher education issues, which may be less exciting than K-12, taxation, and other matters, but which still have a big impact. Jay discusses a number of reform ideas that state think tanks ought to pursue.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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