Report: WV Receives Little Federal Aid for Education
The State Journal - At a time when policymakers in West Virginia are making critical choices for higher education funding, a new report shows many states already have done the same. Read
A map of federal and state relationships in higher education funding bring up three key points: levels of funding coming from the federal government and states shift dramatically, many states cut federal higher education spending and major funding streams are distributed differently across states.
According to Phil Oliff, manager at Pew Charitable Trusts, state and federal governments have long provided funding for higher education, but in recent years, contributions have become more equal than any time in at least the past two decades.