People who are intent on planning and controlling social phenomena are almost always great advocates of data. They want data so they can figure out how to change and (to their thinking) optimize things.
See Thru Edu is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation
Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Hillary Clinton, making a $225,000 speech at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas fundraiser, didn’t precisely say how she hopes the problem of tuition costs can be addressed. She kind of gave a hint, nevertheless; namely, hire her to make more $225,000 speeches.
By Bill Ames
By Thomas K. Lindsay
In a new report published by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, Richard Vedder and Anthony Hennen argue that “if higher education costs are going to be contained and eventually reduced, the key is improved productivity. … Unfortunately, it appears Oklahoma has done the opposite.”
The battle between those who continue to proclaim that college is a good investment and those of us who argue that, for many young Americans, it is nothing of the sort, rages on.
By Caleb Bonham