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Oct 21, 2021

As Congress attempts to finish the budget reconciliation bill, a number of provisions in the social spending measure are in danger of being cut. Terry Hartle and Jon Fansmith look at what we know so far, as well as the future of Public Service Loan Forgiveness and the president's order mandating COVID-19 vaccinations...


Oct 7, 2021

Adam Harris, author of The State Must Provide and staff writer for The Atlantic, talks to hosts Jon Fansmith and Mushtaq Gunja about the state and federal funding mechanisms that continue to support a separate and unequal system of higher education in the United States. First, Jon and Sarah Spreitzer open the show with...


Sep 23, 2021

The fate of two new spending plans—the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the separate $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill designed to advance the Biden administration’s other priorities, including for higher education—remains uncertain as we open the new season of dotEDU. ACE Senior Vice President Terry...


Aug 13, 2021

It’s summer but the Senate refuses to leave—and the House refuses to stay home—which means hosts Sarah and Jon are back on the podcast this week for another special dotEDU brief. They discuss the Senate’s $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package which includes support for expanding broadband access,...


Jul 15, 2021

The hosts give a brief preview of the rest of the summer session in Congress and their hopes for a smooth August break, and listeners will learn more about how they can take action through the #DoublePell campaign website (www.doublepell.org). Stay tuned for the final episode of this season on how the new NCAA policy on...