College professors take salary cuts to lower tuition?
Not. Why not just increase student loans, keep tuition high, blame Republicans for not caring about the poor and middle class priced out of an education because they won’t increase student loans even more, and keep the high salaries for the Democrats in academia? File the above with other headlines you never see, such as: Labor unions voluntarily reduce pay to save company Government employees voluntarily | Read More »
The Education Bubble By The Numbers
The Colorado University system plans on the following tuition hikes between 2011 and 2016. The only reason I pick on them is because they were honest about what they were doing and put it in the newspaper for us all to google on the Internet. Academic Year Proposed Tuition Tuition Raised at 2.5%/Year Economic Rent 2011-12 $7,685 $7,685 $0 2012-13: $8,376 $8,073 $303 2013-14 $9,130 | Read More »
A method to his madness, How Obama will draft his army, $103 billion in student loans at a time.
The pieces of the puzzle are being revealed. First, nationalize student loans, (to the tune of $103 Billion this year) put a hurting on private sector, eliminate choice, and those left with well paid lobbyists like Sallie Mae, give them servicing contracts. A bill passed the house already on a party line vote. Obama to Nationalize Student Lending with Pending Budget Bill Wednesday, January 20, | Read More »
Deficit Be Damned, Olympia Democrats Can Still Think Of New Ways To Spend Your Money
Faced with a $6 billion deficit and proposed deep cuts to higher education, Representative Dave Quall (D-Mount Vernon) has proposed legislation that would make state financial aid available to illegal immigrants as an option for financing their college educations. Illegal residents already qualify for in-state tuition. It would seem to me that the prudent course of action regarding illegal immigrants and our State universities, given | Read More »