lower funding, increase tuition..
Zandar at Balloon Juice flags this bullsh*t From CNN: Justin Combs worked hard in high school to improve his football game and earn a 3.75 GPA . He recently received a $54,000 merit-based scholarship to UCLA, where he’ll play football. [...] What do you think? Should the Combs family keep, return or donate the money? Should students [...]
From Atrios (Eschaton: The Math): Can some of the people who rule us sit down and do a few calculations. Look at typical student loan debt at graduation. Look at median first job salaries for college graduates. Typical 10 year earnings profiles of those graduates. Then ask yourselves, how exactly are they supposed to buy [...]
I get why the mayor of Pittsburgh wants to do this, but I don’t get why he or the City Council believes this is a good idea. Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has given local colleges and universities an ultimatum: Offer a plan to provide $5 million a year in support to the city, or the [...]