See Thru Edu is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Federal Aid To Higher Education Hurts More Than Helps

Serving as a legislator in California for six years provides a perspective that extends beyond the bounds of a purely economic, ledger-based analysis. Simply put, political science has as much to say about tuition as does economics.

Why Market Segmentation in Higher Education Matters

Identifying, understanding and reaching the right segments within the higher education market requires thinking through the most meaningful, useful ways to divide and organize various groups that comprise it.

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

To give an idea of the difference between the two, I plugged the fiction titles from both lists into a text analyzer which measures reading difficulty. The results?

Online Course Exchanges: Models of Efficiency

Small classes and programs are often praised for offering students more personal attention and one-on-one time with professors. But when programs are too small, students and universities suffer. An innovation available through UNC Online may offer a solution that can help students and save resources.

Understudied Barriers to Transfer

These three barriers to transfer student completion deserve more attention: lack of early momentum, unclear transfer pathways, and students making progress but not transferring.