Tag Archive: higher education

Mar 21 2015

The Student Debt Time Bomb

Indebted Students Are a Force to Be Reckoned With   By Chuck Collins There’s a generational time-bomb ticking — and the student debt crisis is the trip wire. Adults under 35 disproportionately bear the brunt of escalating inequality. America’s educated youth are graduating into an economy with stagnant wages and a torn safety net. Federal …

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Sep 23 2013

Texas prepaid college tuition enrollment open

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding parents they can begin enrolling in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program. Open enrollment began this month and runs through Feb. 28, 2014. “Saving for college is a very important part of family budgets,” Combs said. “The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents the …

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Jul 13 2011

Let the open debate on higher education flourish

By Ronald L. Trowbridge, Ph.D. The Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education recently formed to defend the status quo against the efforts of university regents to promote transparency and accountability in higher education. Yet there is much about the status quo that simply cannot be defended. Higher education today needs reform in two ways. …

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