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College has become a very expensive entitlement

Has a college education become a very expensive and less meaningful entitlement?

Due to government subsidies and cheerleading about the supposed benefits of additional years of formal schooling, over the last 50 years we have transformed higher education.

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Higher Education Bubble

College Collapse: The End of the Tiny College?

First, on the Times Free Press, we read:

Tennessee Temple University is moving — not across town to Woodland Park Baptist Church, as planned a year ago, but 300 miles away, to merge with Piedmont International University, a private Christian college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Highly educated U.S. millennials lag behind foreign peers in key skills

The most highly educated generation in the United States compares poorly with international peers in literacy and numeracy skills.

Despite having the highest levels of educational attainment of any previous generation, America’s millennials, on average, demonstrate weak skills in literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments compared to their international peers.

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Jobs After College

Is a college education still worth it?

Have you ever wondered how so many college graduates end up worst off than when they started? amounting tons of debt in the hopes of getting that dream job which in reality is only a figment of the imagination? 210 more words

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The higher education downsizing trend hits Sweet Briar College.

Sweet Briar College announced Tuesday that it is shutting down at the end of this academic year.

This closure “stunned many in higher education”.

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Higher Education Bubble

Are we seeing a 'big quasi-bailout' for student loan borrowers?

The Obama administration projects that the increased use of student loan forgiveness programs will cost taxpayers $22 billion next year.

… Primarily because of the recent growth in enrollment in the program, projected long-term revenues from the federal direct student loan portfolio were reduced by almost $22 billion compared with the best guess from the previous year….

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