Reducing Student Debt: An Expert’s View

What can be done to make college more affordable? How can students avoid having to take out so many loans? In answering these questions, colleges and universities may have to become more frugal by having senior faculty teach freshmen and sophomore courses and by...

Politics from Both Sides Hampering Public Education

Public schools would be better if two major obstacles were removed. Teachers’ unions have injected too much partisanship into schooling, and conservatives have undercut the promise of a good education for all students. These two issues are interconnected. The more the...

Who’s Responsible for Student Indebtedness?

“College costs too much!”   “My college loans are killing me!”   The candidates for the presidency are hearing these complaints as they race around the country. Affordability of a college education is among the few education issues to attract attention...

Who’s Responsible for Student Indebtedness?

“College costs too much!” “My college loans are killing me!” The candidates for the presidency are hearing these complaints as they race around the country. Affordability of a college education is among the few education issues to attract attention in this election...