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Tuition Free Education

For Bernie Sanders: A Practical Plan for Free College Education That Can Work Now!

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics
Bernard Starr

Looking at the big picture, in the twenty-first century education may be as vital to national defense as military defense. If that is the case, then free college education should not be a question but an answer. The only real question is: do we have the courage and will to implement it? If we do, it's possible now.

Why Tuition-Free College Makes Sense

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 10.28.2015 | College
Lawrence Wittner

The major argument for free public college and university education is the same as for free public education in general: like the free public elementary, middle, and high schools already existing in the United States, free public higher education provides educational opportunity for all.

Free Community College Education for All: A Good Idea?

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 06.28.2015 | Education
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Since financial aid is based on income, it seems to me that providing a free community college education to everyone is more likely to support those who could afford the tuition at community colleges rather than those who cannot.

Students Need Tuition-Free Education, Not a 'Bill of Rights'

Hollis Phelps | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Hollis Phelps

Higher education is not just good for the individual's own future, which is often how we think about it. It is, in addition, good for everyone, meaning that everyone should bear its cost, and not just individual "borrowers."

The Illegitimacy of Student Loan Debt

Hollis Phelps | Posted 05.02.2015 | College
Hollis Phelps

Ultimately, the student debt strike is not about "illegitimate" vs. "legitimate" debt, but the illegitimacy of student loan debt as such.

The Global Search for Education: On US Education Problems

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

According to Andreas Schleicher of OECD, the United States is unique among countries in that the generation of workers entering the US workforce does not have higher college attainment levels than the generation about to leave the workforce.

Higher Education: A Good Promoter of World Peace

Shai Reshef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Shai Reshef

Higher Education can make world peace closer through the amalgamation of two effects online higher education fosters: the betterment of individual liv...

Right to Education Denied: Why Millions of People Can't Access Higher Education

Shai Reshef | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Shai Reshef

The Internet is the great equalizer that allows us to bypass these roadblocks and offer accessible education to people all over the world.