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

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.

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.