If you have ever made payments on student loans, how would you feel if the government forgave the debt of others who had not paid? Effectively, you would have paid for student debt twice–first for your own, then second, as a taxpayer, for those who had their loans erased.
Granted, the Department of Education has an obligation to inform the public about financial aid options and all of the details relating to FAFSA application processes. But taking on years of debt is far more serious than dancing groundhogs or dudes with horse heads.
A proposed bill in New Mexico requires high school juniors to submit proof of their plans to apply to college, begin an internship, or join the military.
Dr. Bryan Caplan, author of the new book “The Case Against Education,” joins us to explain and defend his critique of today’s “dystopian” education system. We discuss his provocative and unsettling observations about the wasteful status quo and whether there’s any hope for change.
We Explore the Dark World of Term Paper Services to Determine the Street Price of 30 Pages on Coleridge
We had no idea how big the term-paper-for-hire business has become. To learn more about how these transactions work for students, we requested bids to outsource a big, boring essay. The responses from the paper mills were delightfully absurd.
Can a state reduce the costs of education while simultaneously expanding and subsidizing its demand? Virginia’s plan to become the “Best Educated State by 2030” implicitly raises this question.
The UK division of “big four” accounting firm KPMG has announced a new, multi-year apprenticeship program which grants bachelors-level credentials upon completion. Is this the start of a trend?