Wouldn’t it be great if both candidates picked up this baton?
American higher education must figure out a way to encourage families to assume a responsible share of the burden of educating their children without forcing them through silos of debt accumulating on top of one another.
College shouldn't cost that much. There is no justifiable reason as to why we have to pay that much money. None.
Nobody is about to defend the cost of a degree. But changing the description of the faceless bureaucrats who allegedly have overrun campuses by explaining that they are student-services professionals makes all the difference.
In fact, an average student at an independent college or university will repay, for example, about $29,000 in loans in total
A secret memo left on the counter of the Starbucks on Capitol Hill maps out the federal government's real plan to "shake up" higher education. Reading between the stains of a venti/halfskim/halfsoy/halfcaf/doubleshot latte, here are the salient points
Why is it that even as new populations of low-income African-American and Hispanic students enter higher education in even greater numbers, the new mantra of the elite commentariat is that maybe we need more job training, less Shakespeare and more socket wrenches?
But fees for specific programs and courses typically get left out of that data. The same goes for fees that apply to specific
Yes, your kids should go to school. No, you shouldn't bankroll their degree whatever the cost. You've spent your life creating
It is not enough to assume that students inherently know how to apply classroom skills to a real-world environment, particularly in the case of first-generation ones.