Articles in Category: 'higher education'

By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: August 27, 2013 3:55 AM
 

 

By now we have all heard about the president’s tour of colleges to tout his plans for making higher education more affordable. Being lectured by the head of a government in perennial deficit is interesting.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 31, 2012 3:55 AM
There's a natural human impulse to help people who need a hand. In the political world, that often translates to an impulse to have government help people who need a hand. Who wants to argue with that? 
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: November 27, 2012 3:55 AM

Of course the Democrats are going to look down their noses at a $10,000 college education: 1) they didn't think of it first; 2) it can't have any merit if Rick Scott is promoting it; and 3) heaven forbid debt-spooked students and their families get a choice. 

 
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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: November 30, 2010 4:05 AM

As we look toward January when our state’s newly elected governor and all-new Cabinet members take office, we have high hopes that these leaders will help move Florida out of the current economic conditions.

 
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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: June 28, 2012 3:55 AM
There is a strong link between economic mobility and education that still remains, even in these toughest of times.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 9, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- A few millennia from now, when archaeologists from an ascendant Brazil or Turkey or wherever sift the shards of American civilization and find the ruins of the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich., they will wonder why a 109,901-seat entertainment venue was attached to an institution of higher education.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 21, 2011 3:55 AM

When governments want to encourage what they believe is beneficial behavior, they subsidize it. Sounds like good public policy.

 
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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: January 24, 2012 3:55 AM
As in our nation’s capital, there has been much talk about the value of higher education degrees here in Florida. In order to attract and grow business, there must be a well-trained work force and an ever-emerging intelligent populace.
 
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