Policy Reports & Analysis

NEBHE’s Policy & Research team serves as a critical resource to higher education decision-makers, policy leaders, legislators and business leaders across New England informing action through research, analysis and best practices shaped by strong collaboration and shared expertise.
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Policy & Research Presentations

Presentations and prepared remarks from the Policy & Research team.
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Recent articles from NEJHE

October 12, 2018

Kavanaugh Campus Conundrum

The events surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court will have an effect of college campuses—and not just in the near term. This is not a political statement. It is a statement about reality. Campuses will be brimming over with concerns about how people treat each other, how people engage with each other, how… Read more »

September 10, 2018

Preparing Students for the Future: Questions to Ask Colleges about Career Education

Investing in higher education today is an important decision for any family to consider. The media is rife with stories about the value of higher education, the return on investment and the significance of certain majors in today’s economy. Coincidentally, there is also extensive discussion around employer expectations of how colleges and universities are preparing… Read more »

June 19, 2018

Tuning In: Six Benefits of Music Education for Kids

Today, children of all ages experience rigorous career preparation as part of their education. School systems strive to implement mandated standards to help students excel in standardized testing and gain necessary skills for future job opportunities. In this worthwhile pursuit, many creative school programs such as art and music are deemed unnecessary and cut from… Read more »