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What stinks in the state of Florida?

United Faculty of Florida President Tom Auxter turns up the heat on Gov. Rick Scott. Read what Auxter has to say about Scott's staggeringly unfair performance-based funding program for Florida's universities.

Academic Freedom in the Age of Social Media

After one professor calls another a "back-stabbing sneak" in an email, he gets fired. Is that legal? Apparently so. In his latest column, NEA attorney Jason Walta lays out the state of academic freedom in the digital age.

Learn about NEA's new Degrees Not Debt campaign!

NEA members around the country are working for college access and affordability. Doesn't every American deserve a #fairshot at #degreesnotdebt? Learn more.

What exactly does "public" mean?

Despite modest increases in some states, funding for public colleges and universities has fallen to pre-recession levels. Learn more.

Performance based funding in higher ed

It's a bad idea on fire, as more states pass laws that link funding for higher ed to "performance measures." Learn more.

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