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Making College Affordable

Public V. Private: The Net Cost Of A 4-Year Degree

David Steele-Figueredo | Posted 07.15.2016 | College
David Steele-Figueredo

"One of the traditional calling cards of a public university has been its affordability. But the decline in state funding has forced public universiti...

The Young Person's American Dream

Summer Collins | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Summer Collins

It's time to find a way to help young people struggling to make their way in this world without the fears of unmanageable debt.

Making College a Better Bargain

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 11.06.2013 | College
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

A helpful first step in the acceptance of competency-based education is to recognize and acknowledge that administering financial aid based on time is a fantasy.

College Affordability: Now Is the Time

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

Helping to pay for one's college education adds meaning to life's lessons learned and adds value and context while in higher pursuits. But it's unconscionable to think that just about the only way for someone to go to college full-time is to go into debt with student loans.

Florida Governor Pushes For $10,000 Bachelor's Degrees | Posted 01.28.2013 | College

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday issued a challenge to community colleges statewide: Create bachelor's degree programs that cost students $10,000 or less. ...

New Plan to Cut College Costs? Been There, Done That

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

Asking colleges and states to take on more of the cost of reforms will lead to bigger tuition increases, not smaller ones. Something must be done, but experienced educators will tell you this "new" plan isn't the way to go.

Why Does College Cost So Much?

Brian Rosenberg | Posted 05.29.2011 | College
Brian Rosenberg

To understand the answer to this query, ask yourself another, perhaps unfamiliar question: what do colleges and dental offices have in common?

A DREAM Undeterred

Lindsay McCluskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lindsay McCluskey

What happens to a dream deferred? It is realized by the undeterred.

Barack Hussein Obama: Tiger or Pussy Cat?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Henry Adams

Anyone with ideas to the contrary learned this week that Barack Obama cannot walk on water. But even if he could, it would do no good, not so far as his opponents are concerned.

New Benefits Make Student Loan Repayment More Manageable and Affordable for Millions

Rep. George Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. George Miller

In this economy, every little bit of help counts. For the class of 2009, these benefits may be just the graduation gift they've been waiting for.