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August 20, 2018

Making Higher Education Accountable

David Randall

How do we get from "Admissions Officer" to "Pell Grant Harvester"? David Randall gives us the story and how to reform colleges in this speech from Grove City College.

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November 21, 2017

What the Tax-Reform Law Could do to Higher Education

Peter Wood

The new tax-reform bill has the potential to reshape the landscape of higher education. 

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February 22, 2017

The Freedom to Learn Amendments 2.0

NAS

The National Association of Scholars has refined its proposed revisions to the Higher Education Act. What recommendations would you give to Congress?

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February 16, 2017

The Freedom to Learn Amendments (Preliminary Draft)

NAS

The National Association of Scholars proposes revisions to the Higher Education Act. What recommendations would you give to Congress?

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March 22, 2016

Non-Trump University

Chance Layton

NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.

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July 23, 2015

Two Unintended Consequences of Federal Meddling

George Leef

George Leef dicusses the dubious effects and soaring costs of federal intervention in higher education.

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July 1, 2013

Federal Loan Interest Rate Doubles

Ashley Thorne

Time is up, and future student borrowers will feel the sting of government control of higher education finance as a 6.8 percent interest rate on Stafford loans goes into effect.

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February 27, 2013

Here's Some of that Famous Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

George Leef

Taxpayers lose $1 billion or more a year to fraudulent use of Pell grants.

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December 5, 2012

Terence Kealey: America Needs a Truly Independent Research University

George Leef

Terence Kealey argues that the U.S. needs to have at least one truly independent research university - i.e., beholden neither to government nor to commercial interests for its research funding.

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October 2, 2012

Three Pell Grant Scams

Richard Vedder

Vedder explains how U.S. Department of Education funds can become misused resources.

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