To paraphrase Shakespeare: The first thing we do, let's hang all the administrators.
Whom the gods would destroy, they first make crazy. And higher education has become objectively crazy. It’s not a shock that taxpayers think their money might be better spent elsewhere than on subsidizing enclaves of insanity. It’s especially true when universities spend so much of their time attacking so many of the Americans who pay taxes to support them, from Trump voters, to Christians, to gun owners and businesspeople. It takes a lot of chutzpah to slap someone in the face and then put your hand out for money, but that’s what universities have been doing for decades and with special force over the past few years.
Harvard Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen discusses the Harvard's admission policy and the recent federal court decision about it. (Hit escape when the page first comes up and the article should load.)
Geez, why don't you just stick the money in an index fund?
The Quorites discuss.
I agree with Secretary DeVos: this is a lousy use of federal taxes.
I absolutely agree with this: the case for parental choice in schooling is not solely--or even principally--dependent on test scores.
Some people evidently thinks so. K.C. Johnson explains.
Yale law professor Kronman's book evidently claims that a lot of the "current woes of American universities" trace back to tje Bakke decision.
I agree: the case for charter schools in no way depends solely on test scores.