Gov. releases performance funding model for higher education


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced his newest education plan Aug. 25, proposing a performance-funding model for higher education. The model will fund higher education, but only if colleges and universities meet the goals they each set for themselves, the Maneater reports. Nixon said this is his next step for higher education, following up last year’s “Training for Tomorrow” and “Caring for Missourians” programs, which created certification programs in high-demand fields for Missouri college students.

“Moving forward, we must now fix the funding model for higher education, to make it less crisis-driven and more predictable from year-to-year,” Nixon stated in a news release…

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced his newest education plan Aug. 25, proposing a performance-funding model for higher education. The model will fund higher education, but only if colleges and universities meet the goals they each set for themselves, the Maneater reports. Nixon said this is his next step for higher education, following up last year’s “Training for Tomorrow” and “Caring for Missourians” programs, which created certification programs in high-demand fields for Missouri college students.

“Moving forward, we must now fix the funding model for higher education, to make it less crisis-driven and more predictable from year-to-year,” Nixon stated in a news release…

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced his newest education plan Aug. 25, proposing a performance-funding model for higher education. The model will fund higher education, but only if colleges and universities meet the goals they each set for themselves, the Maneater reports. Nixon said this is his next step for higher education, following up last year’s “Training for Tomorrow” and “Caring for Missourians” programs, which created certification programs in high-demand fields for Missouri college students.

“Moving forward, we must now fix the funding model for higher education, to make it less crisis-driven and more predictable from year-to-year,” Nixon stated in a news release…

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