On this episode of Across the States, host Dan Reynolds takes a deep dive into higher education, and how COVID-19 has impacted its landscape with guests Armand Alacbay, Vice President of Trustee & Government Affairs at the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Lindsey Burke, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Education Policy and Will Skillman Fellow in Education Heritage Foundation and Scott Kauffman, ALEC Director of the Education and Workforce Development Task Force.
Canceling Student Loan Debt Isn’t A Smart or Fair Response to Covid-19: https://www.heritage.org/education/commentary/canceling-student-loan-debt-isnt-smart-or-fair-response-covid-19
Accreditation: Removing the Barrier to Higher Education Reform:
ACTA’s “How Colleges Spend Money” web tool with comparison data for over 1,500 colleges and universities: https://www.howcollegesspendmoney.com/
ACTA president Michael Poliakoff’s Forbes article “How Higher Education Leaders Should Respond To The Coronavirus Financial Crisis” - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelpoliakoff/2020/04/14/how-higher-education-leaders-should-respond-to-the-coronavirus-financial-crisis/#33be010a8d48