Tag Archives: Education

Vote No on Proposition 38 – Molly Munger’s Tax Initiative

Proposition 30 is the good proposition, Proposition 38 the bad one. Vote yes on Proposition 30 and no on Proposition 38. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in California | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paul Ryan’s Cuts to Student Aid

One of the almost unnoticed aspects of Ryan’s budget is what it would do to federal student aid. This New Republic article, which has also gone almost unnoticed, goes into it.

According to Perry Stein, Ryan would substantially cut the federal aid that the government gives to low-income students. Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vote Yes on Proposition 30: Jerry Brown’s Budget Plan

Proposition 30 is the most important proposition on the ballot this year. Continue reading

Posted in California | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Interesting Image on Home-School Education

A reader of this blog recently e-mailed me an interesting graphic. It’s a poster advocating home-schooling, and it’s worth taking a look at. Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

A Very Disturbing Report on Education

For decades critics of the public schools have been saying, “You can’t solve educational problems by throwing money at them.” The education establishment and its supporters have replied, “No one’s ever tried.” In Kansas City they did try. Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

One of the Most Heartless Articles I’ve Ever Read

This article, by conservative commentator Michael Barone, argued that the rising cost of college is due to government subsidies. Specifically, college is so expensive because the government keeps on trying to give money to poor people to attend college: Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Regulating For-Profit Colleges: A Much-Needed Reform

Recently the Department of Education unveiled new regulations for colleges. These regulations are aimed at for-profit colleges such as Kaplan University and the University of Phoenix, although they apply to all forms of higher education in general.

The rules stop federal funding for programs whose graduating students consistently default on their student debt. Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment