Utah considers more advanced outcomes-based funding model for FY 2016

Legislators considered a model for higher education performance-based funding Monday that looks quite different from the one used by Utah’s colleges and universities last year. 
And with the legislative session now in its third week, the time crunch is setting in for lawmakers to reach a consensus about what performance funding, at least in broad terms, should look like for Utah’s eight public colleges and universities. Read More >>

Complete College America weighs in on role of outcomes-based funding models in the completion agenda

This week, a report surfaced that attempts to cast doubt on the effectiveness of performance funding and call into question the need to pursue the reform at all. Unfortunately, the researchers seem to have limited understanding of performance funding’s purpose. Also of concern is the fact that the research is narrow in its scope, flawed in its study of just one state rather than a broad range of those pursuing the reform, and premature in its sweeping statements. Read More >>