From Education Dive: Florida joins a growing number of states looking to exert more power over how public colleges spend state funds. There is a mounting perception that administrative bloat and waste unnecessarily inflate higher education costs, a perception that is furthered by the hefty salaries of top higher ed officials, who often earn more than governors and legislators.
Increasingly lawmakers are looking to connect financing to various performance measures, and to restrict funding to specifically address those targets. Missouri recently approved a similar policy that ties 10% of state education money to certain institutional outcomes and redirects the money, when goals aren’t met, to student academic support.
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