On February 9th, the Higher Education Compact, Philanthropy Ohio, Learn to Earn Dayton, and Summit Education Initiative released the following report: Investing in Ohio’s Future. Now. A Postsecondary Education Access and Affordability Agenda for Ohio.
As part of the release, Compact Director Maggie McGrath participated in a policy briefing at the Ohio Statehouse alongside leaders from Philanthropy Ohio, Learn to Earn Dayton, and Summit Education Initiative and national experts from Vanderbilt University and the Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce. The briefing addressed the connection between college affordability, the state’s educational attainment goals and Ohio’s economic future.
To see photos from the event click here.
For news articles on the report’s release:
Cleveland.com: Ohio colleges among most expensive in U.S.; coalition calls for schools, lawmakers to step up
Dayton Daily News: Study: Ohio 45th of 50 states in college affordability
WCPO Cincinnati: UC, Cincinnati State partnering up to give students an affordable alternative
WSKU Akron: Report says education costs will hurt Ohio’s economic future
Cleveland.com: Ohio lags in providing need-based grants for college students