Public Agenda

Public Agenda in the News

Lame-duck bill would train school counselors to give college advice (Bridge Magazine, Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014)

Mobile Bachelor's Degree (Inside Higher Ed, Wednesday, November 26th, 2014)

Community College of Philadelphia launches healthcare awareness campaign, wellness viewed as a path to degree completion (Philadelphia Sun, Saturday, November 22nd, 2014)

The newsonomics of telling your audience what they should do (Nieman Lab, Thursday, November 20th, 2014)

Mercy College President Tim Hall Calls for Improving Graduation Rates for Low-income Minority Students (WTEN-TV, Saturday, November 15th, 2014)

Can Scientists and Evangelical Leaders Work Together? (Christianity Today, Monday, November 10th, 2014)

10 Hottest Technologies in Higher Education (Huffington Post, Sunday, November 2nd, 2014)

CBE (Inside Higher Ed / Confessions of a Community College Dean, Tuesday, October 21st, 2014)

Teacher Investment Makes or Breaks Education Policy (Ed Week Teacher, Tuesday, October 21st, 2014)

Lessons from EDUCAUSE 2014: How CBE Will Revolutionize Higher Education (Extreme Networks, Wednesday, October 8th, 2014)

Why Teachers Have No Voice (Dropout Nation, Tuesday, October 7th, 2014)

Brooke Rollins, guest columnist: School choice would hike Texas teacher pay (Waco Tribune, Sunday, September 28th, 2014)

Education Committee Seeks More Guidance (Gotham Gazette, Friday, September 26th, 2014)

10 Colleges With Standout Personal Finance Courses (Banking Rates, Wednesday, September 24th, 2014)

Letter to the editor: More financial aid eligibility will raise graduation rates (LSU Reveille, Monday, September 15th, 2014)

Professors encourage students to be heard via voting (Baylor Lariat, Friday, September 12th, 2014)

Chris Gates chosen as Sunlight Foundation's new president (Press Release, Monday, September 8th, 2014)

Not too late to sponsor the 2014 NCDD conference! (NCDD Community Blog, Monday, September 8th, 2014)

Testing the Waters: California’s Local Officials Experiment with New Ways to Engage the Public (ILG Report) (Engaging Cities, Tuesday, August 26th, 2014)

Pastors, Scientists to Continue “Perceptions Project” Dialogues (NCDD Community Blog, Tuesday, August 19th, 2014)

Pastors, Scientists to Continue “Perceptions Project” Dialogues (Gov Loop, Tuesday, August 19th, 2014)

Public Engagement vs PR (EduFlack, Thursday, August 14th, 2014)

Six Myths in the New York Times Math Article by Elizabeth Green (Brookings, Thursday, August 7th, 2014)

Degrees for more students is new Mercy College leader’s aim (Westchester Business Journal, Thursday, August 7th, 2014)

Is College Worth It For Me? (School Professional Studies at Notre Dame de Namur University, Wednesday, July 16th, 2014)

The Starbucks model for tuition reimbursement (The Hill, Monday, July 14th, 2014)

$240,000 Isn’t Enough?! Why Liberal Arts Majors Are Paying Extra to Learn Job Skills (Time, Tuesday, July 8th, 2014)

What Happens to Students When a For-Profit College Giant Closes? (Color Lines, Tuesday, July 8th, 2014)

Not Yet Sold: What Employers and Community College Students Think About Online Education (College Planning & Management, Tuesday, July 8th, 2014)

Let’s Discuss: How Politics Makes Us Stupid (NCDD Community Blog, Sunday, July 6th, 2014)

A Divided Nation? (New York Times, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014)

The real target of Starbucks' tuition plan: college dropouts (Vox, Monday, June 16th, 2014)

Online education still popular despite decline in growth (Digital Journal, Wednesday, May 28th, 2014)

The White House Brings Participatory Budgeting in From the Fringe (Next City, Thursday, May 15th, 2014)

The Future of Higher Education: Divided We Fail? (American Democracy Project, Wednesday, May 14th, 2014)

A Public Voice 2014 (NCDD Community Blog, Friday, May 9th, 2014)

Where is the public on Common Core? (Peter Levine, Wednesday, April 30th, 2014)

Senator Durbin Takes For-Profit Fight to Illinois Classrooms (Park Forest eNews, Tuesday, April 29th, 2014)

A Move Toward Competency-Based Education (UC Davis, Monday, April 28th, 2014)

What Do People Want? (Inside Higher Ed, Thursday, April 24th, 2014)

Common Core propaganda fails: Well-financed education “reformers” fight common sense (Salon, Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014)

A Move Toward Competency-Based Education (AACC, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014)

Beyond the Polls on Americans’ Feelings on Gov’t (NCDD Community Blog, Tuesday, April 15th, 2014)

Another Voice: School counselors are an increasing necessity, not a luxury (The Buffalo News, Thursday, April 10th, 2014)

Civilizing Online Discourse by Expanding “Like” Button Options? (NCDD Community Blog, Tuesday, April 8th, 2014)

How are we doing? What do for-profit alumni say? (Rick Osborn's Continuing Education Blog, Thursday, March 27th, 2014)

8 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom (Teach Thought, Monday, March 24th, 2014)

Not All Students Are Becoming Savvier Shoppers (Chronicle of Higher Education, Thursday, March 20th, 2014)

What's Missing When We Talk About Regulating Higher Ed (On The Agenda, Tuesday, March 18th, 2014)

Colleges Should Help Would-Be Students Make Responsible Choices (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Monday, March 17th, 2014)

Colleges Should Help Would-Be Students Make Responsible Choices (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Monday, March 17th, 2014)

Joint Ventures Between Communities and Schools (On The Agenda, Friday, March 7th, 2014)

New Group Picks 20 Colleges for Competency-Based Education Effort (AACRAO: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Thursday, March 6th, 2014)

20 Colleges Are Picked for Effort on Competency-Based Education (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Wednesday, March 5th, 2014)

Patients’ Views On Reforming The Physician Fee-For-Service Payment System (Health Affairs Blog, Friday, February 28th, 2014)

Federal Lawsuit Accuses For-Profit Schools of Fraud (The New York Times, Wednesday, February 19th, 2014)

For-profit students like teaching, but not costs (The Hechinger Report, Wednesday, February 12th, 2014)

What Explains the Success of For-Profit Colleges? Maybe Ignorance. (Washington Monthly, Tuesday, February 11th, 2014)

For-Profit Colleges May Be Better at Meeting Some Student Needs, Report Says (U.S. News and World Report, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

Most Students At For-Profit Colleges Haven't Heard of 'For-Profit Colleges' (Huffington Post, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

Alumni of For-Profit Colleges Have Mixed Views of Their Experience (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

For-Profit Students' Ambivalence (Inside Higher Ed, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

Data Feed: Biggest nonprofit donors, what world's Catholics think, favorite first ladies (Pew Research Center, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

Students at for-profit colleges less selective (Consumer Affairs, Monday, February 10th, 2014)

Facing the Facts on Health Care (On The Agenda, Wednesday, February 5th, 2014)

Everyone at the Table (Educational Leadership, Saturday, February 1st, 2014)

Why online education may flunk for you (Chicago Tribune, Wednesday, January 29th, 2014)

In Health Care, Is Complexity More Problematic Than Cost? (On The Agenda, Wednesday, January 29th, 2014)

Honest Intellectual Debate is Overrated (The Incidental Economist, Monday, January 27th, 2014)

Honest intellectual debate is overrated–ctd. (The Incidental Economist, Monday, January 27th, 2014)

Improving Deliberation on Health Care (The NCDD Community Blog, Sunday, January 26th, 2014)

Transparency Is Not the Government's Responsibility (Boston Review, Thursday, January 23rd, 2014)

To Curb Costs, We Must Engage the Public on Health Care (On The Agenda, Thursday, January 23rd, 2014)

Higher Education Changes for Adult Students. Or Does It? (Huffington Post, Thursday, January 16th, 2014)

Meet the Modern Guidance Counselor (Marketplace.org, Thursday, January 16th, 2014)

Tough Choices on Health Care – Ready or Not, Here They Come (Beyond the Polls, Thursday, January 16th, 2014)

On Health Care, We Need More and Better Information and Deliberation (On The Agenda, Wednesday, January 15th, 2014)

Mercy College Announces New President (Hudson Valley Press Online, Wednesday, January 8th, 2014)

10 Colleges With the Most Older Students (U.S. News, Tuesday, January 7th, 2014)

'Zero tolerance' school reforms hit resistance in Michigan (Michigan Live, Tuesday, January 7th, 2014)