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Randy Proto

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Students and Taxpayers Deserve Accountability

(2) Comments | Posted December 6, 2010 | 10:26 AM

College choices certainly vary. Some students choose elite schools, some community colleges, some career colleges or schools. What's right for one is wrong for another. Students take many different approaches to making their choice, but some critical elements they each consider are the same. Is the investment of time, money...

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Gainful Employment?

(4) Comments | Posted August 17, 2010 | 10:12 AM

Millions of college students are getting ready to go back to school. Millions more adult students attending year-round institutions are about to enter their next term. Among the common questions: Will this all be worth it? Having a clearer picture would sure be nice.

The U.S. Department of...

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Making College More Affordable

(8) Comments | Posted July 22, 2010 | 5:30 PM

A College degree is valuable both to individuals and to society. On that, there is widespread agreement. But if people can't afford to pay for it, what's the point? That's why we must address this critical issue.

There are many long term options to improve affordability that we...

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College: Worth the Investment?

(10) Comments | Posted June 29, 2010 | 11:22 AM

The great economic upheaval of the past few years has spawned many new, provocative public policy discussions in which long-held assumptions are being challenged. That's a good thing. Perhaps if some of the Wall Street "assumptions" had been challenged sooner, we'd have all been better off.

Recently, articles in

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The New Health Care Economy: Can Supply Meet Demand?

(11) Comments | Posted June 7, 2010 | 12:55 PM

Imagine you just learned that you'll have health care coverage for the first time. You think, "Great, now I can go see a doctor." Then imagine you discover there's no one to take your x-rays, draw your blood, perform your EKG, provide the first ultrasound of your new baby, register...

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