Posts Tagged ‘higher education’

February 20th, 2016 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

Outsourcing American Higher Education

More Americans are studying in Germany — for free and in English One reason German taxpayers foot the bill for higher education is to help attract skilled workers from the U.S., Britain and China. By Rick Noack WaPo[...]

February 20th, 2016 - 9:22 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

A free market solution to the cost of college


August 5th, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

SOUTH CAROLINA: What matters in South Carolina

The Auto Lobbyist:  from the Chronicle of Higher Education “If you can learn how to make love in the backseat of a Volkswagen, you can learn to read and write in a barn,” Patrick E. Watson, a longtime lobbyist for South Carolina car dealers, secured a big tax break for his clients. Deal[...]

December 11th, 2014 - 10:04 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Is A University Education Basic?

UW Prof: It is interesting to speculate about whether higher education could be considered a subset of Washington state government’s “paramount duty… (WASTATE’s constitution requires) the state “to make ample provision for the education of all children residing within [...]

March 27th, 2014 - 8:47 am § in Misc.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Why does ANYONE want to live there? The Maps Part IV

South Carolina is NOT the state with the least number of people who have college degrees![...]

October 12th, 2013 - 4:12 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Higher Ed Teaches Orgasm 101 at University of MInnessota

The Female Orgasm: A Program About Sexual Health and Women’s Empowerment Date: 04/10/2013 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Location: Northstar Ballroom St. Paul Student Center Cost: Free Description: Join us to laugh and learn about the “big O,” the most popular topic sex educators Do[...]

February 27th, 2012 - 7:24 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Unions vs Teacher: Who is the bad guy?

Who Breaks a Butterfly Upon a Wheel by Bill Lyne An Open Letter to Nick Hanauer Our friends over at Publicola have recently been hosting a rousing debate between big bucks Democrat Nick Hanauer and WEA President Mary Lindquist on teachers’ unions and K-12 schools.  Here at the blog, we have a har[...]