“Over 100,000 of them died in service. May their memory offer perspective to those who are fortunate enough to have worries about employment, student loans, and home-buying.”
The disturbing truth of the survey is that higher education, like Jim Comey, is now disliked by a majority of both Democrats and Republicans, only for different reasons.
Walmart rolls back tuition costs and the economy is booming–so why are more colleges closing? Plus, interesting stats about wage growth for entry-level workers and smartphone use by teens.
New England wrestles with college mergers, which are never popular politically, while Washington, DC does its part to inflate degree demand. And: why are British students cheating 40% more than they did three years ago?
Cynics proclaim “college is dead” and the public’s contempt for higher ed is growing. We review five key causes behind this unfortunate situation.
Today’s news can only lead to the conclusion that it’s an especially good time to be college-aged: opportunities for free and/or remote education abound. And for those who seek the “Not Degree” route, unemployment figures continue to set record lows. If that’s not enough, you also have access to lots of “Grocerants!”
It’s a “big numbers” news edition as a top liberal arts school crosses the $70K tuition mark, Lowe’s writes generous checks to employees, and some “not degree” winners make six-figure salaries. Plus, we learn what “text nudging” is for college students.