Higher Education

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Protests Will Cost Universities in the Long Term

The campuses of many of America’s once distinguished institutions of higher education have been dominating the news in the past few weeks as pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel, and antisemitic protesters scream, chant, incite violence, refuse to vacate their tent cities, and make demands of school administrations. This damaging higher education exposure comes on the heels of the K-12 education “great parent awakening." Read More ›
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College Campus Protests Are a Byproduct of K-12 Education

Tent encampments, violent protests, and defiant students are taking over the campuses of many of America’s most prestigious higher education institutions. In some cases, Jewish students have been forced to leave mid-semester, classes have been canceled or moved to remote only, and buildings have been barricaded by pro-Palestinian protesters. Read More ›
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A New Classical Christian College Launches in California

With the rapidly increasing student enrollment in various K-12 classical education avenues, a growing number of families are seeking postsecondary education options that maintain the classical approach. Read More ›
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Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept
Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept

Income Inequality Loves Student Loan Forgiveness

I know I'm supposed to feel sorry for poor little college graduates who have to pay off their college debt. But having paid off my student debt, I just feel like a sucker. Read More ›
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Close up view of graduation hat on dollar banknotes. Tuition fees concept

Student Loans: Payment Optional

Since most Americans don’t graduate with college degrees, why should all taxpayers subsidize higher-income earners, who have enjoyed access to federal grants, loans, and tax credits? Read More ›
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Are College Rankings Rigged?

College and university ranking lists have an indisputable impact on the schools and powerful influence on prospective students. Yet, the U.S. News & World Report rating system may not be the most accurate reflection of the quality of the provided education. Read More ›
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Female nurse with mask giving vaccine to patient in clinic.
Female nurse with mask giving vaccine to patient in clinic.

Vaccine Mandates & Bribery Are Headed for K-12 Schools

Trends in higher education often trickle down to K-12 schools. The coronavirus vaccine fiat is heading toward the primary and secondary academic setting in record time. Read More ›
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Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept
Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept

Who Wants Higher Tuition?

President Joe Biden and Democrats want to lower the cost of higher education by increasing Pell Grants and forgiving student debt. Biden wants to forgive $10,000 per student. Progressives want to up the ante to $50,000 per individual. Here’s a novel idea: Maybe the better way to cut the cost of college is to cut the cost of college. Read More ›
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Will Corona Boost Online College Competition?

The global public health crisis hastened by an outbreak of COVID-19 threatens student flows to colleges and universities and other forms of personal collaboration. Just how stark the impact will be will be depends on many unknown variables–among them: how long the outbreak lasts, to what extent it can be contained, and to what degree local and international travel will be restricted. While there is an unfortunate potential for some students to lose out on college experiences, the unique reaction to the disease also raises an intriguing question:  Should families now consider alternatives to the in-person college experience?  Will many choose the cheaper option on an online school? Online learning is poised to be a big winner here.  It is Read More ›

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New Higher Education to Incentivize Educators

The supply of public education leaders is greatly outstripping the demand. The demand comes from parents, teachers, and students—that is, groups immediately impacted by leadership, or lack thereof. Don Nielsen, Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute sums up the cause of this leadership shortage in his book, Every School: “School leaders, whether they are principals or superintendents, are not trained to lead their school/district. They are trained to manage their school/district.” This is a consistent issue across all school levels. Nielsen argues, “The difference is that a leader will look for ways to improve performance, will innovate and will not be satisfied with the status quo. Managers, on the other hand, are trained to take what they have and make sure Read More ›