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December 11, 2018

Reform by Executive Order

Thomas K. Lindsay

Congressional reform of higher education is a long shot. Can the President push reform from the bully pulpit?

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August 11, 2017

Percy Martinez Autism Scholarship

National Association of Scholars

Percy Martinez has started a new Autism Scholarship.

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March 24, 2017

Representative Grothman Addresses Pell Grant Fraud

David Randall

Congress should reform the Pell Grant program and prevent fraud. 

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June 18, 2014

Charitable Gift for Scholarships Leads to Uproar

George Leef

George Leef comments on the recent donation of $25 million by the Koch brothers to the United Negro College Fund.

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November 26, 2013

Napolitano's Law-Breaking Scheme at UCal

Peter Wood

In her new presidency at the University of California, Janet Napolitano is embracing academic corruption in the form of a spending spree on diversity.

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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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February 21, 2012

Why They Seem to Rise Together: Federal Aid and College Tuition

Peter Wood

Peter Wood, Richard Vedder, George Leef, Hans Bader, and Herbert London weigh in on the Center for College Affordability and Productivity's new study on whether colleges raise tuition when they re...

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February 20, 2012

Bennett, Biden, and Boondoggles

Richard Vedder

The vice president appears to be the latest to agree that federal student-aid programs are contributing to rising college costs, writes Richard Vedder.

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February 9, 2012

Obama, Higher-Education Costs, and Student Aid

Richard Vedder

Yes, President Obama is showing concern over rising college costs, but he is failing to look at the dysfunctional system of federal financial assistance, Richard Vedder writes.

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