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Title:State higher education finance: 2007
Short Description:The State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report is produced annually by the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) to help policymakers and educators address broad public policy questions with respect to public financing of higher education.
Annotation:The State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report is produced annually by the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) to help policymakers and educators address broad public policy questions with respect to public financing of higher education. The report includes: • An Overview and Highlights of national trends and the current status of state funding for higher education; • An explanation of the Measures, Methods, and Analytical Tools used in the report; • A description of the Revenue Sources and Uses for Higher Education, including state tax and non-tax revenue, local tax support, tuition revenue, and the proportion of this funding available for general educational support; • An analysis of National Trends in Enrollment and Revenue, in particular, changes over time in the public resources available for general operating support; • Interstate Comparisons – Making Sense of Many Variables, using tables, graphs, and two-dimensional displays to locate and compare states; and • State Wealth, Taxes, and Allocations for Higher Education, along with ways to take these factors into account in making interstate comparisons.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
National Perspectives
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