Episode 40 - Accountability in State Funding for Community Colleges

In this episode, Dr. Jason Altmire speaks with Martha Snyder, a former senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education under President George W. Bush. The discussion delves into the history and evolution of state funding for community colleges in relation to student outcomes. They explore the difficulties and advantages associated with linking state funding to accountability.
Martha, Managing Director of Postsecondary Education Transformation at HCM Strategist, explains the balance between encouraging improved educational results while also ensuring inclusivity for the diverse array of students at community colleges. The conversation also touches on whether student outcomes at community colleges should be correlated to federal Title IV funding.
Martha Snyder