Although Caplan thinks college is mostly a scam, he says there’s one type of person who definitely benefits — professors like him.
Unless the cycle of promoting and nursing imaginary grievances is ended, diversity bureaucracies will take over our colleges and universities, supplanting altogether the goal of higher education.
The fact that unscrupulous parents paid millions for special favors from college administrators to enroll their children pales in comparison to the poor educational outcomes, not to mention the gross indoctrination of young people by leftist professors.
Instead of forcing banks out of the student loan business, we should get government out of it.
If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization.
Spending four or more years in a politically correct college and accumulating tens of thousands of dollars in debt is not the only road to a successful life.
As long as universities continue to misrepresent how they use philanthropic gifts, philanthropists will remain wary of the high potential for misuse that accompanies large donations.
What is the price tag for “free” college and the elimination of college debt?
There is a tendency to exaggerate the “evils” which of the factory system and factory legislation was not essential to the ultimate disappearance of those “evils.” Conditions which modern standards would condemn were then common to the community as a whole.
When you send your youngster off to college, you might not mind that they will have to walk on eggshells, respect taboos, snitch on fellow students for politically incorrect jokes and learn to use ad hominem arguments as a means to attack ideas...
America, a country where even poor people live longer and better lives than almost anyone in history, has become a place where spoiled children paying $60,000 tuition consider themselves “victims.”
Three major problems faced by America’s colleges and universities — and their solutions.
The 1215 Magna Carta limited the power of central government and it forced a reigning monarch to grant his English subjects rights. It laid the foundations for limited constitutional governments, an idea offensive to most leftists.
Although it may be difficult today for American socialist students to study abroad in places like Cuba or North Korea, they could lobby U.S. officials to facilitate it.
As a result of leftist indoctrination, many college students graduate illiterate, innumerate and resistant to understanding.
The first step toward any solution is for the American people to be aware of academic fraud that occurs at every level of education. Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people involved in cheating and bribery in order to get their...
What today’s academics write, and what journals treat as neutral science, tends to reinforce only one side of the political spectrum.
How can a college criticize the hoaxers but revere ridiculous journals that publish nonsense? The real “hoax” is on students who pay thousands of dollars for useless degrees in fields that end in “studies.”