The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Personal Finances / Living Below Your Means
|Subject: Re: WSJ: $10K College Degree||Date: 10/9/2012 7:40 PM|
|Author: SeattlePioneer||Number: 868019 of 897443|
<<Assuredly there are too many/overpaid administrators, but the state money used to support the UC system has been absolutely gutted over the last 20 years.
The national consensus (with which I disagree) seems to be that while K-12 education is a public good and should be supported as such, higher education is strictly a private good with no greater public benefit. As such, its budget is first on the chopping block.>>
Democrats have been eager to cut funding for colleges and universities so they could spend on other things. They have transferred funding for tax money to college tuition and thence to student loan debt.
It's amusing that college students, who are paying the piper for these policies, continue their support for Democrats.
|Copyright 1996-2017 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|