The U.S. taxpayer invests over $100 billion each year in low-interest loans to college students with no collateral or proven ability to repay.
California has moved ahead with a pragmatic, less rancorous approach to strengthen its schools.
It’s time to start defining college in a new way that accurately reflects the needs of today’s students and the realities of the 21st century workforce.
Federal accountability and federal support have helped enable 1.8 million more students, most of them low-income minorities, to graduate from high school.
If only the legislature funded schools like they do prisons.
Laws protecting students must seek to strike the same balance between safety and growth.
We live in a time when the artistic voice has never been more threatened.
Universities produce engaged citizens and entrepreneurs who will support democracies and become catalysts for vibrant markets and economies.
The current gripe is that federally required testing and accountability are hopelessly flawed endeavors.
The median wage for Americans with just a high-school degree is roughly $35,000 a year. For college graduates, it's $65,000.