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

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.

Skills Without Frills: The Rise of Coding Academies

The basement of a once–abandoned tobacco factory may seem to be an odd place to teach the most cutting edge computer technology, but that’s where The Iron Yard, a computer coding academy in Durham, North Carolina, makes its home.

153 Conservative Academics Come Out Of The Closet

Conservatives are less well-represented in the American professoriate than all current targets of affirmative action. A new book tells stories of conservative academics ‘coming out.’