Day: February 15, 2013

The Core Value of Higher Education Is Money?

For many economists, the big point about the current higher education bubble is that it deserves to burst.  College education is overpriced because colleges have been getting away with charging students for amenities that have little or nothing to do with real education.  The list of amenities is long, with a lot of disagreement on […]

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The Campus That Says Having White Skin is Unfair

Superior, Wisconsin is at the far northwest tip of the state and the population is overwhelmingly white. There have never been any racial troubles in the area. Nevertheless, officials at the University of Wisconsin branch campus have become “sponsors” of a group calling itself the “Unfair Campaign.” The campaign is built around the assertion that […]

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