Why this economist thinks public education is mostly pointless

Spoiler alert: We disagree. I’m not a libertarian, but I love debating libertarians. Case in point: Bryan Caplan. Caplan is an economics professor at George Mason University and the author of a new book, The Case...

Education Dept to test putting federal aid on debit cards

The Education Department will be launching a pilot program to place financial aid dollars on debit cards — a move that would allow officials to track how that federal aid is being spent. The program,...

Watch Kate Upton Play Tennis in Heels and a Skimpy Bodysuit

Tennis whites? So 2017. According to Kate Upton, bras, body suits and booties are perfect for the court– which she’s proving in day 19 of Love Magazine‘s advent calendar. “I’m Kate Upton. Today is tennis...

You’re not going to get accepted into a top university on merit alone

In many ways, admission — and rejection — is arbitrary After weeks of negotiation, Harvard University recently agreed to provide the Department of Justice access to its admissions files. The department is reopening a complaint...

The Impact Of Student Loan Debt On Millennial Happiness

There are many kinds of freedom, but very few of them are possible to achieve without financial dignity. Maybe it’s not surprising that scientists have spent time studying the impact of various kinds of debt...

Department of Education Reverses Obama Administration Policies Combating Campus Sexual Assault

Last month, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that she would rescind a key government policy related to campus sexual assault. Sources report that she did this in an effort to give colleges more freedom...

High school grads missed out on $2.3 billion in free money

Thousands could have gotten college Pell grants The high school class of 2017 left as much as $2.3 billion in free federal grant money for college on the table, according to a new analysis by...

Ivanka Trump Gets Schooled After Trying To Make A Point About Education

Her op-ed on technology in K-12 didn’t go over very well. Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump and a White House adviser, wrote an op-ed for the New York Post about introducing tech education...

The Department Of Education Cuts Off A Student Loan Watchdog

The letters "CFPB" may not be much more than alphabet soup to your average student loan borrower. They stand for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a new-ish federal agency — created in 2011 — with...

Why Business Owners Need A Relationship-Selling Strategy

In a world of Face-Snaps, Twitter-Books and Insta-Whatever’s, digital marketing has taken center stage in how businesses are communicating with, and reaching out to, their potential and established client base. Though digital plays an undeniably...

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