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From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Finance--Performance-Based Funding - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Implementing Performance Funding in Three Leading States: Instruments, Outcomes, Obstacles, and Unintended Impacts - Researchers found it difficult to separate the effects of performance funding from other simultaneous postsecondary reforms in Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee. This paper also reported on negative unintended impacts: restrictions in admissions to college and weakening of academic standards. In addition to the link provided, here is a link for a series of papers on performance funding: (Kevin J. Dougherty, et al., Community College Research Center, November 2014)...

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