Public Agenda

Public Agenda in the News

Participatory Budgeting Catching on in the U.S. and Canada (Planetizen, Wednesday, July 20th, 2016)

Can Participatory Budgeting Improve Equity? (Philanthropy New York, Wednesday, July 20th, 2016)

Participatory Budgeting's Promise for Democracy (Governing, Tuesday, July 19th, 2016)

College Is More Expensive Than You Think (Fortune, Thursday, July 14th, 2016)

No Matter Who's Paying the Bill, College Is More Expensive Than You Think (Money, Monday, July 11th, 2016)

Trouble with Transparency in Health Pricing (Human Resource Executive, Tuesday, July 5th, 2016)

Patient Engagement & Use of Evidence (Health Affairs, Friday, July 1st, 2016)

New NASFAA Research Shows Some Students Not Taking Advantage of Federal Work-Study Opportunities (WFLX, Tuesday, June 28th, 2016)

WAMU Education Reporter Kavitha Cardoza and Montgomery College President Address Eliminating Costs, Other Barriers to Student Success (Montgomery College Blog, Monday, June 20th, 2016)

Pierce College to use open educational resources in degree programs (The Suburban Times, Friday, June 17th, 2016)

OER-Based Degrees at 38 Community Colleges (Inside Higher Ed, Wednesday, June 15th, 2016)

Herkimer to incorporate open educational resources in degree programs (Madison County Courier, Wednesday, June 15th, 2016)

Forsyth Tech First Community College in NC to Implement Innovative Degree Initiative (Camel City Dispatch, Wednesday, June 15th, 2016)

Barriers on Transfer (Inside Higher Ed, Tuesday, June 14th, 2016)

Jahresbericht zu Burgerhaushalten in den USA und Kanada (Buergerhaushalt.org, Monday, June 6th, 2016)

Voter's Don't Seem to Care Whether Candidates Tell The Truth (Newsweek, Monday, June 6th, 2016)

Participatory Budgeting Reaches Historically Disenfranchised Neighbors (Next City, Wednesday, June 1st, 2016)

Participatory Budgeting Reaches Historically Disenfranchised Neighbors (Public CEO, Wednesday, June 1st, 2016)

Atlanta's proposed transportation taxes: Views from local, national observers (Saporta Report, Monday, May 23rd, 2016)

Health Care Shopping Tools Usually Go Unused (Society for Human Resource Management, Thursday, May 19th, 2016)

Two-Minute Warning (Memphis Flyer, Thursday, May 19th, 2016)

Playbook for Transfer (Inside Higher Ed, Tuesday, May 17th, 2016)

Public Spending, By the People: Participatory Budgeting (Great Cities, Monday, May 16th, 2016)

Local Participatory Budgeting Might Not Be One Size Fits All, But It's Catching On (Route Fifty, Wednesday, May 11th, 2016)

Public Spending, by the People (GovLab Digest, Wednesday, May 11th, 2016)

Forging a Path (Community College Week, Monday, May 9th, 2016)

In effort to remain competitive, universities seek diverse board members (Education Dive, Friday, May 6th, 2016)

Most Americans Do Not Believe Price Is Linked to Quality in Healthcare (American Journal of Managed Care, Tuesday, April 26th, 2016)

Prices And Health Care Quality: Many Consumers Don't See A Link (California Broker, Monday, April 18th, 2016)

What We're Reading (AcademyHealth Partners E-Newsletter, Tuesday, April 12th, 2016)

Finding The Path To Student Success (Community College Week, Tuesday, April 12th, 2016)

Building Clear Paths (Inside Higher Ed, Monday, April 11th, 2016)

Prices And Health Care Quality: Many Consumers Don't See A Link (Kaiser Health News, Friday, April 8th, 2016)

How Are Consumer Perceptions Around Healthcare Cost and Quality Shifting? One Study Probes (Healthcare Informatics, Wednesday, April 6th, 2016)

Greatest Users of Healthcare Price Calculators Identified (HFMA, Wednesday, April 6th, 2016)

If Healthcare Prices Emerge, Americans Won't Link To Quality (Forbes, Tuesday, April 5th, 2016)

Most consumers don't connect quality and price (Clinical Innovation+Technology, Tuesday, April 5th, 2016)

When it comes to health care, consumers don't think cost is tied to quality (Portland Business Journal, Monday, April 4th, 2016)

Most consumers don't equate healthcare prices with quality (Fierce Healthcare Finance, Monday, April 4th, 2016)

Americans don't link healthcare cost and quality (Becker's Hospital Review, Monday, April 4th, 2016)

No glaring link between healthcare prices, quality of care, new research finds. (Healthcare Finance, Monday, April 4th, 2016)

New website helps patients comparison shop for health care (The Boston Globe, Sunday, April 3rd, 2016)

The Payment Reform Landscape: Where We Started On Transparency Tools And Where We Need To Go (Health Affairs, Thursday, March 31st, 2016)

First Year, First Generation: The thing about money (Newsworks, Friday, March 11th, 2016)

Public Opinion Expert Daniel Yankelovich Endows Multimillion Dollar Fund at UC San Diego (UC San Diego News Center, Thursday, March 3rd, 2016)

Price Transparency May Lower $27 Billion in Healthcare (Health Payer Intelligence, Thursday, March 3rd, 2016)

On Participatory Budgeting and Democracy, We Need Patience, Research and Clear Goals (On The Agenda, Tuesday, March 1st, 2016)

Conference kicks around ideas for better government (The Orange County Register, Sunday, February 28th, 2016)

Price Transparency Still Missing from Hospital Revenue Cycle (RevCycleIntelligence, Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016)

Horse race polling: resist the sweet treat (Andrew Sullivan, Medium, Thursday, February 18th, 2016)

Insurer Price Transparency Tools Proliferate, But Use Lags (HFMA, Thursday, February 18th, 2016)

Engagement is crucial in pathways work (Community College Daily, Wednesday, February 10th, 2016)

Low Income, High Graduation Rate (Inside Higher Ed, Monday, February 8th, 2016)

Did the Iowa Caucus Results Discredit Polls? (The Brian Lehrer Show, Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016)

Is polling good for democracy? (San Diego Union-Tribune Online, Monday, February 1st, 2016)

Will Friedman: Point: Is polling good for democracy? (Tulsa World, Saturday, January 30th, 2016)

Counterpoint: Polls should spur civic engagement (Detroit News Online, Thursday, January 28th, 2016)

Spin in American Politics, for Better and Worse (The New York Times, Monday, January 25th, 2016)

This Map Shows Which States Make It Easiest and Hardest to Obtain a College Degree (Mother Jones, Friday, January 22nd, 2016)

Many variables determine polls' value to democracy (Orlando Sentinel, Thursday, January 21st, 2016)

Friedman: Is polling good for democracy? (Austin American-Statesman Online, Thursday, January 21st, 2016)

New Report Ranks States Based on Colleges' Performance in Helping Students Transfer to Four-Year Universities and Earn Bachelor's Degrees (KFXL-TV Online, Tuesday, January 19th, 2016)

Report: College Transfer Pipeline Badly Leaking (Community College Week, Tuesday, January 19th, 2016)

Outcomes, Gen Z, and Apollo's potential sale: The week's most-read education news (Education Dive, Friday, January 15th, 2016)

Is all this polling even good for democracy? (Newsday, Thursday, January 14th, 2016)

Poorly done polls lead people astray: Will Friedman (Plain Dealer Online/Cleveland.com, Thursday, January 14th, 2016)

Snapshot: Higher ed competency-based education looks like this (e Campus News, Wednesday, January 13th, 2016)

Public Universities Lead Competency-Based Learning Efforts (EdSurge, Tuesday, January 12th, 2016)

Education Politics Weekly News (Hack Education, Friday, January 8th, 2016)

Competency-based programs share goals, frustrations (Politico PRO [subscriber content], Thursday, January 7th, 2016)

Public Colleges Lead in Adopting Competency-Based Programs (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Wednesday, January 6th, 2016)

Survey Reports Top Challenge for CBE Is Meaningful Assessment Tools (Campus Technology, Wednesday, January 6th, 2016)