Is College Worth It? Let’s Get Real

May 29, 2014 | Blog, News

Once again, thanks to the New York Times there’s yet another discussion ranging on Twitter and elsewhere about whether college…

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The Tax War on Poverty

May 21, 2014 | Blog, News

This guest blog is by Susannah Tahk , assistant professor of law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It is based…

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Food for Thought: Assist Student Loan Debtors with Expanded Support Services

May 19, 2014 | Blog, News

With about 7 million Americans currently in default on their student loans, it isn’t surprising that Richard Cordray of the…

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Doing What’s Easy: Comments on “Who Gets to Graduate?”

May 18, 2014 | Blog, News

I hope the nation reads and attends to Paul Tough’s new article in the New York Times magazine because it…

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Yes, We Should Be Concerned About Student Debt

May 7, 2014 | Blog, News

Over at the Washington Post, my friend and colleague Don Heller has written an op-ed titled “Is the $1 trillion…

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Critical Questions about the Proposed Graduate School Reorganization at UW-Madison

April 30, 2014 | Blog, News

For more than five years, administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been pursuing a restructuring of the Graduate School….

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The Random 12th vs. 14th Years of Education

April 24, 2014 | Blog, News

Random Question: Why 12 Years of Education and Not 14? Americans send their children to 12 years of school.  Why…

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When Higher Education Drives Economic Inequality

April 14, 2014 | Blog, News

The investments we choose to make in our cities and their people say a lot about us. In Wisconsin, what…

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10 Questions to Ask When Seeking an Affordable College Education

April 10, 2014 | Blog, News

This blog grew out of a twitter conversation on #collegecash that took place in late March. I thank those involved…

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Debates in Higher Education: This Fall at UW-Madison!

April 8, 2014 | Blog, News
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