The Policy Debate

The Policy Debate
Jul 24, 2019
Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren unveils details of a debt cancellation bill, making the case for a more targeted approach than legislation offered by rival Bernie Sanders.

Archive

March 30, 2021

It is time for America to reinvest in science and recommit to the partnership between the federal government, universities and private industry, writes Austin DeMarco.

July 24, 2019

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren unveils details of a debt cancellation bill, making the case for a more targeted approach than legislation offered by rival Bernie Sanders.

January 25, 2019

Scott McLemee traces the evolution of the State of the Union address from George Washington's day until our current moment.

October 15, 2018

Colleges should use current events like the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh to foster understanding in our students, writes Karen Gross.

November 7, 2017

Graduate students and higher education experts warn GOP plan to tax tuition waivers would be disastrous to both students’ finances and institutions’ teaching and research missions.

August 9, 2017

The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

March 27, 2017

Republicans swept to power after years of complaints about the Obama administration's crackdown on for-profit colleges. But only tentative steps to roll back regulations have followed, and two major rules could be headed for a drawn-out negotiation process.

November 18, 2016

Graduates who earned certificates at public institutions have larger salaries, but there is wide variation between programs even at the same institutions.

October 28, 2016

Campaign contributions from for-profit colleges continue to tilt heavily to Republicans. But the struggling sector's political giving is down since peaking in 2012.

Pages

Topics

Back to Top