State funding formulae for public two-year colleges
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State funding formulae for public two-year colleges by James Lorenzo Wattenbarger

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Published by Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Junior colleges -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Municipal universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.

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Statementby James L. Wattenbarger and Paul M. Starnes.
ContributionsStarnes, Paul M., joint author., University of Florida. Institute of Higher Education.
LC ClassificationsLB2342 .W35
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5170702M
LC Control Number74622445

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State formulas for the support of public 2-year colleges. [Washington] U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education; [for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print.   As Table 5 shows, a complete exclusion of for-profits would most help public four-year colleges, but it would also add percentage points of funding to public two- and less-than-two-year.   State funding is where things get complicated. In all but five states, statewide formulas control most school funding. State education funding formulas have been the subject of controversy, confusion, and even lawsuits. Designed to ensure adequate funding across schools—and occasionally to promote equity—funding formulas distribute revenue. Florida’s K Funding Formula The Florida legislature is constitutionally responsible for ensuring that adequate funding for education is provided and that it is properly allocated even though funding derives from a combination of local, state and federal dollars. The Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP) was enacted in by the Florida Legislature as its method.

  A working group of 20 education experts behind the report recommended the federal-state partnerships, which would encourage states to increase their investments in two-year colleges by offering federal matching funds, said Richard Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at the foundation and executive director of the working group. • 13 two-year branch campuses (formerly UW Colleges campuses) affiliated with seven of the 13 four-year universities • Statewide extension Together, these institutions are a tremendous academic, cultural, and economic resource for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world. Fall Enrollment: More than , $6 billion State Funding: $1 billion. The Texas Education Agency's State Funding Division is responsible for administering the Foundation School Program (FSP) and wealth equalization provisions of the Texas Education Code. The FSP determines the amount of state and local funding due to school districts under Texas school finance law and provides the state share of this funding to districts.   The state chartered the country’s first public university in , the University of Georgia, “for the more full and complete establishment of a public seat of learning in this state.” [11] Public higher education in Georgia includes a total of 50 institutions across the university and technical college .

students at public two-year colleges range from $1, in California and $1, in New Mexico to $7, in New Hampshire and $8, in Vermont. (Figure 5) In , average published tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year institutions range from $5, in Wyoming and $6, in Florida to $16, in New Hampshire and.   The Community College of Vermont had an annual price of about $7, this past year, compared to California, which charged full-time students about $1,, according to the report, adding that about 60 percent of public college students are enrolled in California's two-year institutions compared to 21 percent in Vermont. Legislature in adopted a performance-based funding (PBF) model for the state’s 50 community colleges. This funding model is referred to as the Student Success Points Model, and beginning with the academic year, 10% of community college funding from the state is determined by student achievement of these identified success points.   Overall state funding for public two- and four-year colleges in the school year ending in was more than $7 billion below its level, after adjusting for inflation. (See Figure 1.) In the most difficult years after the recession, colleges responded to significant funding cuts by increasing tuition, reducing faculty, limiting course.