lunes, 18 de julio de 2011

From Information to Action: Revamping Higher Education Accountability Systems

La futura política pública del gobierno de fortuño sobre la UPR:

Public colleges and universities, which educate the vast majority of the nation's students, are an important part of states' economic competitiveness efforts. These institutions face three pressures that will demand increased productivity and a datadriven investment strategy moving forward:
1. The percentage of jobs requiring postsecondary education continues to rise and is expected to reach 63 percent by 2018. At the same time, there is growing evidence of a mismatch between the skill requirements of new jobs and the skills of individuals seeking them.

2. State budgets will continue to be squeezed amid slower revenue growth. Competition for resources will intensify, particularly from health care.

3. The number of students from groups (e.g., adults, low-income students, and students of color) that have historically enrolled in and completed certificate and degree programs at lower rates continues to grow as a share of total enrollment.

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