iOS app Android app

Free Education

Why Obama's 'America's College Promise' Is a Bad Idea

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Steve Siebold

The President is expected to announce in his State of The Union Address tonight a plan to make community college free. It's called "America's College Promise," and while that might be welcome news for community college students around the country, it's another example of wasteful government spending.

Chilean Students Demand Free Education

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 04.12.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of Chile on Thursday in one of the largest demonstrations demanding free educatio...

Homeless Man Files $100 Million Lawsuit For Free Education

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

A homeless man is suing two Florida universities for not honoring a state statute that he believes entitles him to a free post-secondary education, re...

Can A Cat Be Both Alive And Dead?

Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

Listen up, class -- someone has finally found a foolproof way to make learning enjoyable. Open University, an unconventional learning institution base...

Senegal Offers Haitians Free Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Reuters reports that more than 160 Haitian students arrived in Senegal Wednesday to receive free education, as promised by Senegalese President Abdoul...

What Chocolate Can Teach Us About Curriculum

Dr. Barbara Kurshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Barbara Kurshan

Dan Ariely: "Zero is not just another discount. Zero is a different place. The difference between two cents and one cent is small, but the difference between one cent and zero is huge!"

A Ten-Point Solartopian Starter Agenda for the Age of Obama

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan must end. The healing -- moral, spiritual, economic, and in terms of violence -- can only begin when the US leaves these battlefields.