A new report on performance-based funding reveals potential downfalls that could disrupt community colleges in the long run.


performance-based-fundingPerformance-based funding (PBF) has become progressively utilized in order to reward higher education institutions for their success in enhancing student advancement and completion, but may have some critical drawbacks.

Data has increasingly shown that performance-based funding  may cause some undesirable side-effects, such as more prestigious schools only admitting students who are likely to graduate, while institutions that serve a greater number of disadvantaged students fall even further behind without the additional funding.

Still, 35 states...

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