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2014-04-14 12:30:08

GW Research Professor Sandy Baum Co-Authors Paper, 'College Affordability: What Is It and How Can We Measure It?' WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Debates surrounding college affordability must not focus solely on sticker prices but consider how much students--with help from their parents--can reasonably pay for their postsecondary education after considering several factors, such as return on their investment over time, writes Sandy Baum, research professor of education...

2011-05-24 09:52:00

AUSTIN, Texas and WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 20 percent of University of Texas at Austin professors teach the majority of students, according to a new study released this week. The landmark study, conducted by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP), raises questions about efficiency and waste at public universities in Texas and around the country as tuition costs have skyrocketed. If the bottom 80 percent were half as productive in their teaching...

2011-05-23 10:47:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of alarming tuition costs and economic uncertainties, an analysis of the preliminary data released earlier this month by the University of Texas System shows one of the state's flagship universities could make tuition vastly more affordable by moderately increasing faculty emphasis on teaching. The Center for College Affordability and Productivity conducted the study released today titled "Faculty Productivity and Costs at The...


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