Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 9:43am
Hasty actions almost never solve a problem intelligently, and they quite often create new hurdles to a reasoned resolution. That scenario describes the pickle our legislature has created over the Guaranteed Education Tuition Plan (GET) and funding for higher education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 9:37am
The majority of the American public agrees higher education institutions should reduce their tuition rates and award students credit for competency instead of time, according to a poll released last week.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 9:33am
The head of one New York family cited complained recently: ‘In a two-week period, I had notices that tuition for my three children at private schools is rising between 15 percent and 30 percent.’” Sound familiar?
Despite recent conversations that have been stirring about the value and return on investment of American higher education, there is still a strong public opinion in favor of it, according to a new Gallup/Lumina Foundation poll. The issue, the poll found, lies in how people feel about attainment and the current model of higher ed.