Nov 21, 2014 by George Leef |
George Leef argues that the "gainful employment" rule will reduce students' options for employment without helping them avoid debt.
Apr 22, 2014 by Jason Fertig |
Explosions in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other welfare programs are changing the American character for the worse—from one that focuses on individual responsibility and giving, to one that focuses on consumption.
Mar 19, 2014 by George Leef |
Equity funding for college students is attracting attention, but can't work as long as we have easy government loans.
Feb 18, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |
Crowdfunding websites allow students to earn support through the Internet to cover tuition costs.
Nov 06, 2013 by George Leef |
Making student loan repayments contingent on graduates' income would encourage more weak students to take out loans they can't repay, writes George Leef.
Oct 23, 2013 by George Leef |
George Leef writes that the housing bubble and the college bubble both stemmed from an entitlement mentality fueled by government programs.
Aug 05, 2013 by George Leef |
What if colleges had to pay back the government for defaulted student loans?
Jul 01, 2013 by 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.
May 28, 2013 by Tessa Carter |
Is student debt a matter of social justice?
Mar 27, 2013 by George Leef |
The Gates Foundation commissions 15 papers on “reimagining” federal student aid.
Feb 27, 2013 by George Leef |
Taxpayers lose $1 billion or more a year to fraudulent use of Pell grants.
Oct 11, 2012 by Crystal Plum |
A recent report shows a decline in college enrollment due to a weak economy. Texas Gov. Perry hopes to offer a more affordable option with the $10,00 degree.
Aug 16, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |
When Americans today ask, “Is college worth it?” they are not just asking whether they will earn more than most high school graduates.
Aug 15, 2012 by George Leef |
The recent report on for-profit colleges is worth paying attention to, but its approach is problematic, writes George Leef.
Jul 27, 2012 by Peter Wood |
The bubble in American higher education is inflating rapidly. Ironically this is happening just at the moment when large numbers of Americans are noticing that there is indeed a higher-ed bubble—that…