Just as with every other spending decision in life, not every prospective college kid can afford his or her ‘dream school.’ Adults need to help students make prudent choices about their financial future.
Two decades ago, I turned down the opportunity for an Ivy League education—not because I couldn’t get accepted, but because I couldn’t afford the acceptance. It worked out well.
The student loan debt bubble will soon burst, and the proper solution is not to throw $1.6 trillion of taxpayers’ money at a government-created problem.
Bernie Sanders floats a college debt cancellation plan sure to please many, but giving handouts to the wealthy and educated among us is deeply absurd.
The 529 Plan lets families save tax-free for university tuition. Let’s open that up so families can spend it to jumpstart young adults’ careers.
The indictment against Al Sharpton is public record. For more than 35 years of public life, he has proven himself a charlatan and a race hustler. The evidence is irrefutable.
Republicans should stop making excuses for this situation and start showing creative leadership about how to responsibly deflate the special-interest pork bubble that U.S. higher education has become.
Conservative students saw the biggest grade dip when studying in the humanities and social sciences,and a grade boost when studying in hard-science fields. The bias was more pronounced at higher-ranked colleges.
Part Two of the original proposal was that the federal government would pay for the loan cancellations by eliminating most of its grants to higher education institutions.
For wealthy, smart students, we should stop exalting the college experience and tell them to rethink the four-year plan. Most degrees can be done in three.
Morehouse was founded in 1867 to provide black men a college education. This tradition has stood more than 150 years, only to be undermined by people used to majority-white, leftist universities.
There are better ways to address student loans and ballooning higher education costs than Warren’s magic debt eraser and free college goody bag.
The biggest losers of Elizabeth Warren’s ‘free college’ plan will be poor, working-class Americans, and it’s only bloated universities that stand to gain.
Debt-financing by America’s youngest generation has made it possible for universities offer politicized, useless majors and administratively driven indoctrination.
The EO merely requires agencies to ‘take appropriate steps’ to ‘encourage institutions’ to promote free speech and debate. Much, much more is needed.
President Trump has at his fingertips a more promising opportunity to make good on his promise to the student victims of campus illiberalism he featured at the White House.
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