It sounds like a good idea, considering that students can barely afford college now: U.S. Representative Tom Reed says he’s open to modifying a controversial proposal to channel spending from large college and university endowments…
There are Downsides to Tax Cuts?
One of the scholars at the recent Philadelphia Society conclave of conservative intellectuals found an unexpected downside to tax cuts. “Congress voted against Grover Cleveland’s tariff cuts arguing that government will become bigger because of…
No Free Speech Problems on America’s College Campuses, Some Democratic Congress Members Disagree
In a hearing on free speech on college campuses, Democrats dismissed the idea that free speech is under fire at liberal academic institutions like colleges and universities: The subcommittee’s Democratic members, however, refused even to…
Republicans Increase Education Spending
Not that that’s a good thing. At the Cato Institute, several conservatives squared off to discuss education reform. David Cleary, Majority Staff Director for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee attached to the…
George Will: Newton’s Law of Physics Applies to Pushback Against Obama
From George Will’s op-ed in the Washington Post, which is a worthwhile read: Notice the Newtonian physics of America’s Madisonian system. Barack Obama’s Wilsonian hostility to the separation of powers, expressed in his executive authoritarianism,…
Dept of Education Claims They’re Not Pressuring Colleges with Title IX
From the College Fix: The chief of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, whose 2011 “Dear Colleague” letter set off a panic among colleges to lower their standards for judging students accused of…
Omnibus Bill Approves Dept of Education’s Overreach
The Republicans caved on the omnibus spending bill, which empowered the overreach of the Department of Education on college campuses.
Syracuse College Professor Plans to Run for Congress and Raise Tuition
He probably won’t get the student votes if he really does run on raising college tuition.
Democratic Congressman says It’s Okay to Expel Innocent Students
Jared Polis, a California representative, said it’s okay to expel both innocent and guilty students when accused of sexual assault.
Safe Campus Act Introduced to Preserve Due Process at Colleges
Instead of letting colleges get away with making arbitrary decisions in sexual assault-related cases, without respecting due process, the House has introduced a bill to protect due process.