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

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.

Speaking of Unconstitutional, Here Comes the CFPB!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how rule by bureaucrats – an utterly unconstitutional and dangerous form of government – was afflicting higher education, though the Ivory Tower had brought much of it on itself.

How ‘Gentle’ Repayment Terms for Student Loans Hurt Everybody

It’s just inevitable – any time the government decides to be generous with taxpayer money, interest groups will start scheming for ways to maximize their take, and politicians will start scheming to get the most political advantage they can from it.

When It Comes to Student Loans, It’s All Political

Writing in the Wall Street Journal last week, the American Enterprise Institute’s Andrew Kelly and Kevin James were almost certainly right: the fleeting return of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) bill to furnish lower rates on existing student loans – both federal and private – was largely politically driven.