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Paul Ryan Pens Op-ed: “A Better Future For Graduates”

bigdvbc Wrote: May 20, 2012 11:42 AM
I believe the rise in tuition is a direct result of easy to obtain money for students. Much like the cost of health care has risen since the beginning of medicare, medicaid, and insurance. But what I find interesting is when students complain about tuition and their professors encourage them to protest the cost of college, I never see the professors stepping up and saying they will take a pay cut to help lower those costs. I would venture to say that a large part of the colleges expenses are salaries.

This weekend students across the country will attend commencement ceremonies to celebrate an important milestone in their lives: graduating college. But after three and a half years of slump and uncertainty, the Class of 2012 faces a competitive job market and a still-recovering economy.

With this in mind, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) penned an op-ed in the Wisconsin State Journal Saturday arguing that the Republican House budget, which passed by an 228-191 margin, offers both a “sensible path forward” and “principled policy solutions” to our higher education woes. Here are some