Education

Newt Gingrich Addresses ALEC Fiscal Responsibility in Higher Education Academy

Newt Gingrich addressed state legislators who gathered from across the country last week at the ALEC Fiscal Responsibility in Higher Education Academy at the George Mason Antonin Scalia School of Law.

“You are meeting at a very key time,” Gingrich said. “And it’s the best tradition of ALEC, to look ahead. To find solutions for big problems. We have three really key areas that we should be rethinking in higher education. We should be rethinking the cost structure. We should be rethinking the way in which we deliver education. We should be rethinking what we expect of students and faculty, particularly in terms of what they are taught, what kind of activities that are on campus that are acceptable.”


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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