Higher Education

First Lady Jill Biden speaks

Biden’s Next Bad Idea for Higher Education

Student loan cancellation is a stop on the path to “free” community college
President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona listens at right.

Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

“Akin to sending a check,” one scholar said
Stig Leschly

How to Make College More Affordable? Try the Charter School Model

“If the accreditation barriers to the formation of new colleges can be lowered, human and philanthropic capital will mobilize.”
People march against student debt around the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on April 4, 2022. Members of the Debt Collective, which describes itself as a borrowers' union, called for President Joe Biden to abolish all student loan debt by executive order.

FAQ: Student Loan Cancellation Edition

Student debt isn’t a “poor people” issue.
Book covers of Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, by Peter Schweizer and America 2nd: How America’s Elites Are Making China Stronger, by Isaac Stone Fish

New Books Allege Chinese Communist Influence Taints American Universities

Are the 300,000 Chinese studying on U.S. campuses a financial lever?
Student copies off classmate's work at school

The College Gender Gap Begins in Kindergarten

More male early-elementary teachers, more challenging books could help.
Photo of Dr. Julianne Malveaux

New Cal State LA Ethnic Studies Dean Backed Farrakhan, Wished Clarence Thomas Dead

“Her history of advocacy will serve her well,” college president says in press release praising newly elevated economist
EPA Fuel Economy sticker

Lambda School Controversy Calls for Robust Quality Assurance in Higher Ed

Better information about outcomes would make regulating higher education less capricious.

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