The importance of postsecondary education has increased significantly in the last decade. A high school diploma is no longer sufficient in the 21st century. In order to be successful in today’s global economy a person must receive some form of postsecondary education. The economic stability of the state is tied to citizens who are employed and productive.
The documents in this collection deal with the many challenges state lawmakers face in relation to postsecondary education, including funding, access, accountability, the role of alternative providers in the marketplace and the changing needs of a more diverse student population.