Aid to College Students: Where to Draw the Line on ‘Coerced Charity’?
“Among not-for-profit institutions, the amount of taxpayer subsidies hovers between $1,000 and $2,000 per student per year until we turn to the most selective institutions. . . . Among these already well-endowed institutions, the taxpayer subsidy jumps substantially to more than $13,000 per student per year.”
Oh Yes, There’s Evidence Aid Fuels Inflation
Would most students pay current college prices without aid? I doubt many people of any political stripe would say “sure thing”; they know aid is baked into the price.
Got Skills? Why Online Competency-Based Education Is the Disruptive Innovation for Higher Education
So, what exactly is disruptive innovation? A disruptive innovation explains why many companies have difficulty sustaining success.
Tuition costs & borrowing growth slows, but total of student debt still on the rise
A variety of new reports out this week found that the rise of college tuition costs and borrowing rates has slowed, but the nation’s collective student loan debt is still on the rise.
Magical Thinking: Tax the Rich More and America’s “Education Gap” Will Disappear
The reason why many don’t take advantage of inexpensive options for post-secondary education is that many young Americans are woefully unprepared for and completely uninterested in further education.
Leisure studies: an academic field based on a utopian mistake?
A recent Chronicle Review article, The Labors of Leisure, sheds some light on this strange-sounding, perhaps oxymoronic field. And it leads me to conclude that it is based on a misunderstanding about what the future holds.
What Do Last Week’s Election Results Mean for Texas Higher Education?
Nationally, tuitions have increased on average 440 percent in the past quarter century—faster than the increases seen in both the Consumer Price Index and health care costs over the same period.
New Degrees Challenge ‘Time Served’ Model
The University of Michigan is now on course to become one of the first public higher education institutions to offer a degree that can be achieved not through credit hours but on demonstrated proficiency in the subjects studied.
The Three New M’s Of Education Reform: Minorities, Millennials And Moderates
During the campaign season, there are plenty of politicians promising to better education by increasing spending.
College Graduation Rate Data are Flawed, but Do We Need that Information?
People who are intent on planning and controlling social phenomena are almost always great advocates of data.