College Tuition on Townhall

Austin Hill - Sun Jan 6

Half of recent college graduates can’t find employment. Those who find a job often settle for something less than a “college level job.” ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Nov 19

America’s accumulated college-loan debt will surpass $1 trillion this year; what is our leadership doing about it? The Obama Administration took over the student loan market and expanded Pell Grants, but hasn’t accomplished anything to address the root cause of the crisis: exploding college fees and related costs. The only thing they’ve done is criticize innovators and entrepreneurs. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Sep 12

"If you want to go to college," my mother said, "you'll have to get a scholarship." ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon May 21

If you want to know what is wrong with the cost of education in America, look to some of the politicians you elected. We've been sold that cheap student loans are the answer to making education affordable. Nothing can be further from the truth. ... more

Carrie Lukas - Tue May 8

Young Americans face tough times: Record-breaking youth unemployment—including for those with college degrees—and high levels of debt from student loans have left millions unable to live independently. They are living in Mom and Dad’s basement, putting off marriage and family, and are down-scaling their aspirations when they should be dreaming big. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu May 3

It is something of a truism that whenever the federal government steps in, costs usually rise and efficiency declines. That is especially true when it comes to a college education, which President Obama promised during the 2008 campaign to make more affordable. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Thu Apr 26

This week, President Barack Obama has been warning students that without his intervention, interest rates for a federal student loan program will double to 6.8 percent July 1. ... more

Maggie Gallagher - Thu Apr 26

Sarah Palin was the first to recognize the problem: By participating in President Obama's signature education initiative, the Common Core Standards, Alaska would lose control over its own curriculum. ... more

New York, NY - Wed Apr 25

Obama has to get Jimmy Fallon to help him push his message with the young since they still have no jobs. ... more

Katie Kieffer - Mon Oct 31

I have tax reform guidelines, and they’re not for dummies. My guidelines are for smart people who think rationally. Irrational folks like Warren Buffet may need to eat a bag of Halloween candy before they’re alert enough to understand my conception of ethical taxation. ... more