Public Agenda

Public Agenda in the News

Disorder is the Enemy of Learning (Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Thursday, August 20th, 2015)


Civility and Respect: The Trump Factor (Ethics Sage Blog, Tuesday, August 18th, 2015)

Building Pathways for Community College Students (KUSI News, Thursday, August 13th, 2015)

Are You Successful Because of Hard Work or Opportunity? (The Brian Lehrer Show, Friday, July 24th, 2015)

South Australia: Innovators in Democracy and Public Engagement (Huffington Post, Thursday, July 23rd, 2015)

Public Opinion on the Confederate Flag and the Civil War (Huffington Post Pollster, Friday, July 17th, 2015)

Face-to-Face Price Transparency (The American Journal of Managed Care, Tuesday, July 14th, 2015)

New collaboration tools in the works for CBE (Education DIVE, Tuesday, July 14th, 2015)

American cities increased their use of civic engagement tools during the Great Recession, but did not fully embrace citizen involvement in decision-making (The London School of Economics and Political Science, Monday, July 13th, 2015)

Universities create national initiative for competency-based education (Helge Scherlund's ELearning News, Sunday, July 12th, 2015)

Universities create national initiative for competency-based education (E-Campus News, Friday, July 10th, 2015)

Problems Only Government Can Solve (Governing, Thursday, July 2nd, 2015)

Why My College Degree Is Meaningless (Huffington Post, Friday, June 26th, 2015)

Challenging our status-quo democracy (Adelaide News Daily, Wednesday, June 24th, 2015)

Survey: Price Information Difficult to Obtain From Massachusetts Hospitals (Pioneer Institute, Wednesday, June 24th, 2015)

Study: Americans Hungry for Healthcare Pricing Data (Healthcare Informatics, Thursday, June 18th, 2015)

Why some doctors used to tout trans fats (Washington Post, Wednesday, June 17th, 2015)

Nonpartisan Report on Charter Schools: No Difference in Test Scores (Diane Ravitch's Blog, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015)

Why GOP Attacks On Bush's Education Views May Not Derail His Candidacy (Think Progress, Monday, June 15th, 2015)

The Future of Price Transparency (Fierce Health Finance, Thursday, June 11th, 2015)

Polling the Public (The Brian Lehrer Show, Monday, June 8th, 2015)

For and against standardized tests: Two student perpectives (Newsworks, Monday, June 8th, 2015)

ASC Update: New Truths about Health Care (OR Source, Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015)

A Foundation Delves Into Health Care Price Transparency (Health Affairs Blog, Thursday, May 21st, 2015)

THE DEBT DIVIDE: The Racial and Class Bias Behind the "New Normal" of Student Borrowing (Demos, Monday, May 18th, 2015)

Starts Now: Healthcare Cost Transparency Project (MedPage Today, Thursday, May 14th, 2015)

Price Transparency: The Healthcare Consumer's View (Sitewire Health, Friday, May 8th, 2015)

Consumers Want to Comparison Shop When It Comes to Healthcare, But Prices Are Hard to Find (Main St, Thursday, May 7th, 2015)

Consumers Want to Comparison Shop When It Comes to Healthcare, But Prices Are Hard to Find (The Record, Thursday, May 7th, 2015)

Durbin Enlists Allies On The Frontlines In The Fight Against Predatory For-Profit Colleges (Dick Durbin Press Release, Thursday, May 7th, 2015)

Good Question: Do Employers Value Online Degrees? (CBS Minnesota, Thursday, May 7th, 2015)

Health care prices are more transparent, but are patients using the data? (USC Annenberg, Wednesday, May 6th, 2015)

Why Education Alone Won't End Income Inequality (Time, Wednesday, May 6th, 2015)

Can Research and Dialogue Improve the Debate Over Charter Schools? (Dr. Petrosino's Education Project, Tuesday, May 5th, 2015)

Research Roundup - April 2015 (Consumers Union, Friday, May 1st, 2015)

Whom Does Health Care Serve: Patients, Consumers or People? (Hospitals & Health Networks, Tuesday, April 28th, 2015)

Pricing Transparency Trends and How to Achieve It (Revenue 360, Friday, April 24th, 2015)

Three Key Lessons from the Health Care Transparency Summit (RWJF Culture of Health Blog, Thursday, April 16th, 2015)

The Payment Reform Landscape: Impact On Consumers (Health Affairs, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015)

Shopping for health care: Have an 'awkward conversation' with your doctor (KPCC, Wednesday, April 8th, 2015)

What's New in Health Care Cost Transparency? (Altarum Institute, Thursday, April 2nd, 2015)

Why Health-Care Price Transparency Isn't Enough for Consumers (Wall Street Journal, Thursday, March 26th, 2015)

Americans Are Eager for Price Information, New Survey Finds (Health Affairs, Thursday, March 26th, 2015)

More people are shopping around for health care than you might think (89.3 KPCC, Tuesday, March 24th, 2015)

Creating a personal theory of community, engagement, and social change to foster community (Martin Wolske's Weblog, Monday, March 23rd, 2015)

Price Transparency, Value-based Care, King v. Burwell and More (Sitewire Health, Friday, March 20th, 2015)

Majority of Americans want cost information before care (Becker's Hospital CFO, Thursday, March 19th, 2015)

Most consumers are in the dark about health care costs (Consumer Affairs, Wednesday, March 18th, 2015)

Debate continues over length of CHIP extension (Politico PULSE, Wednesday, March 18th, 2015)

4 price transparency considerations for providers (Fierce Health Finance, Tuesday, March 17th, 2015)

Consumers want price transparency but obstacles remain (Managed Healthcare Executive, Tuesday, March 17th, 2015)

Two Oregon bills target health care cost transparency (Statesman Journal, Monday, March 16th, 2015)

Questions About Guided Pathways III - Return of the Pathways (Completion By Design, Wednesday, March 11th, 2015)

Competency-Based Education Network announces new cohort of member institutions (Education Technology , Saturday, February 28th, 2015)

Free for All (Community College Week, Thursday, February 5th, 2015)

Speaking of Money: Students Share What They Need To Earn and Learn (Community College Week, Monday, January 19th, 2015)

Obama wants free two-year college tuition, but cost may not be biggest obstacle to degree (, Saturday, January 17th, 2015)

Experimenting with Competency (Inside Higher Ed, Tuesday, January 13th, 2015)