Posted on August 3, 2016 • Category: Education
U.S. adults who believe people in other countries have a “very positive”
opinion about U.S. colleges and universities. There is no close second place.
Gallup Analytics, May 10, 2016
Over the last decade, public investment in higher education – at both federal and state levels – has decreased significantly despite small gains last year. The result is higher tuition costs at public universities and a significant increase in student debt.
The Gallup Arizona Poll asked people to rate the state on 14 quality of life factors, including the quality of Arizona’s college and universities, and the quality of its public schools.
To review the 14 quality of life factors, visit:
The Arizona We Want (page 17)
Center for the Future of Arizona, October 2009
The Center is committed to advancing the goals of Arizona citizens and a key part of achieving their goals is recognizing and celebrating the success stories that characterize the state.
This week AZ Spotlight highlights three exciting stories about the state’s public universities.
$43 million NIH grant puts University of Arizona at research forefront.
Arizona Daily Star, July 6, 2016
ASU tops U.S. News & World Report list of most innovative schools.
ASU Now, September 8, 2015
NAU selected for national project to improve undergraduate education with adaptive software.
News NAU, July 19, 2016
|$1.2 T||Student loan debt in the U.S. has now reached $1.2 trillion. What does it mean for students, universities and employers?
Universities: Disruption is Coming
Gallup Analytics, May 19, 2016
|47%||Americans divided on proposal to eliminate public college tuition. At the same time, 59% support free Pre-K child care.
Americans Buy Free Pre-K; Split on Tuition-Free College
Gallup Analytics, May 2, 2016
|66%||U.S. students in grades 5-12 who believe they spend “right amount of time” taking tests. Superintendents and teachers disagree. The reasons for both are important.
Most U.S. Students Don’t Mind Taking Educational Assessments
Gallup Analytics, May 5, 2016