Ethan A. Huff
March 12, 2012
(NaturalNews) The total government control and surveillance nightmare portrayed in the book 1984 has all but fully arrived in the United States as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now implementing its abhorrent spying and recruitment programs at American institutions of higher learning. Kurt Nimmo at PrisonPlanet.com explains how DHS ringleader Janet Napolitano recently established a new Homeland Security Advisory Councilcomposed of 19 university and college presidents, all of whom [...]
By JACK HOUGH
Federal aid for students has increased 164% over the past decade, adjusted for inflation, according to the College Board. Yet three-quarters of Americans and even a majority of college presidents see college as unaffordable for most, and that sentiment has been steadily spreading, the Pew Research Center reports.
Two new studies offer clues on why. One measures the degree to which some colleges reduce their own aid in response to [...]
Advances in technology, research and innovation would normally make prices in products eventually go DOWN, as newer and more efficient models are released. This has been the case in electronics for many years (for the most part). Sure, when a new computer or cell phone or iPhone or iPad or iSteveJobsCreation was released, the initial cost was high. But the price eventually went down, when the product was mass merchandised [...]
College presidents and the American public have very different ideas about who should pay for college and whether higher education is a good deal, a new Pew Research Center study finds.
Almost two-thirds of the presidents of public and private four-year and two-year colleges say that students should pay for their own education.
Meanwhile, less than half of members of the general public agrees with that assessment, with [...]
Higher education fails to provide students “good value” for the money they and their families spend, more than half of U.S. adults said in a survey.
The debate over higher education’s value “has been triggered not just by rising costs but also by hard economic times,” according to a report released yesterday by the Washington-based Pew Research Center. The organization, an independent research group funded by Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts, surveyed [...]