A Conversation on Higher Education with Mitch Daniels and Richard Vedder

Last week, state legislators from around the country came together to attend the ALEC Fiscal Responsibility in Higher Education Academy at the George Mason Antonin Scalia School of Law.

Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Ohio University distinguished professor Richard Vedder discussed budget reforms at Purdue, tuition rates, textbook costs, campus free speech and the financial crisis hitting small colleges.

In Depth: Education

An excellent education has long been recognized as key to the American Dream. Unfortunately, the current monopolistic and expensive K-12 education system is failing our students, leaving them unprepared for college, careers, or life. Similarly, our higher education system is leaving students with higher debt burdens and fewer career guarantees …

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