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WISCAPE policy brief referenced in Wisconsin State Journal article

January 19, 2017

David Tandberg and Nick Hillman’s 2013 WISCAPE policy brief was referenced in a recent Wisconsin State Journal article discussing the implications of Gov. Scott Walker’s suggestion that UW System funding should be correlated with how many System students find jobs in Wisconsin.

Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and a WISCAPE faculty affiliate.

According to the article, “Making taxpayer funding for public higher ed contingent on how many students stay in college, graduate or have other positive outcomes is known as performance-based funding, or PBF, and has become increasingly popular in other states.” 

However, Tandberg and Hillman found that PBF “has not been significantly effective for increasing associate or baccalaureate degree completions in performance funding states, and it may even have had negative effects in some states​."

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