When an actual scholar grades it.
Whose Got More Skin In Academic Game?
Right now, parents and taxpayers are getting skinned off of defaulted student loans and rising tuition.
The Good, The Bad and The Underemployed
Forbes has a nifty slide show showing the 17 college majors most likely to lead to underemployment.
Free Speech Hour @ UMass Amherst
The free speech policy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst brings to mine an axiom of the late, great author M. Stanton Evans, which he dubbed “Evans Law of Inadequate Paranoia.”
College Majors that Report High Underemployment
Can you guess what is on the list? Forbes reported that the following majors have higher underemployment: Physical education teaching Art Human services You can read the entire list here.
Feds Should Stop Pushing College Students into Ruinous Debt
That sounds like a reasonable assertion, right? Why is the federal government pushing America’s future into ruinous student loan debt? This from George Leef: Bad borrowing decisions are almost impossible to escape. Consider the case…
17 College Majors that Report Underemployment
Some of the majors on this list probably wouldn’t surprise you. Check out Forbes’ list.
Iowa State University Threatens Withholding Degree if Students Refuse to Undergo Harassment Training
This sounds like a threat on college students’ First Amendment rights, no? ISU students are told that they must abide by the school’s policy against “harassment” of anyone in the university community. Students must complete…
Writer: Obama has Expanded Unchecked Government Power
Our friend George Leef with the insightful read on expanding government power under Barack Obama: We face, as the book’s subtitle puts it, the unchecked expansion of the state. That unchecked power did not begin…
Hillary Clinton’s College Plan Makes the Wrong Assumptions
George Leef at Forbes makes the case of why the Clinton campaign is misunderstanding the issues with higher education at colleges: The key objective of Clinton’s plan is to get more Americans into college, especially…