See Thru Edu is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Real victims Obama’s war against for-profit colleges: students and taxpayers

Until recently Corinthian Colleges Inc. was one of the largest providers of postsecondary education in the country. As recently as 2010 it enrolled around 112,000 students; even after a relentless campaign by politicians to dismantle proprietary education institutions, it enrolled 72,000 students across the country.

Petition Formed Against Academic Boycott of Israel

We, the undersigned academics, (faculty, full time and part time, academic staff including librarians, researchers, post doctorates,technicians and technologists, administrators, and trustees) vigorously support free speech and free debate but we oppose faculty or student boycotts of Israel’s academic institutions, scholars and students.

Grade inflation and what it says about our culture

With each passing semester more students demand—yes, demand—not just a passing grade but an ‘A’—students are beginning to think they deserve the grade they want not the grade they have earned.

Slimming the College-Tuition Beast

The cost of American higher education is reaching dizzying heights. Average tuition for attending a private, nonprofit four-year college or university in 2013 was $40,917 per year, while a public four-year college cost $18,391 yearly – figures representing a five-year increase of 14 percent and 20 percent, respectively.