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The True Cost of College

Americans have become acutely aware of the cost of attending college in the past few years. Tuition and rates for the essay writing service help had been rising faster than household income even before the recession. Post-recession, income is harder to come by, savings have dwindled, and university endowments, the pool of donations that often fund professorships and scholarships, have shrunk. In a 2009 survey, 70 percent of prospective college students responded that they were changing their college plans as the result of the recession. 24 percent of students considering private colleges said they were more likely to choose a public one. 16 percent of families cited cost as the factor “most likely [to] dictate their decision.” Whether cost is the primary factor or a lesser one, the fact remains that a substantial portion of students are forgoing the best education available to them because of financial concerns.

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A Declaration of Independence

A Declaration of Independence from CollegeBoard When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to condemn the academic bonds which have connected them with another and to assume, among the rights of the Earth, the fair and just treatment to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle […]

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Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students

A clear gap has emerged between students of low-income and high-income families. Because of general economic imbalances between caucasians and black in the United States, criticisms of America’s schools are frequently characterized by racial arguments. Whether it is simply correlation or true causality, our schools are, without doubt, failing black students. This phenomenon is especially […]

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Reform and the Educational Bureaucracy in America

America’s educational system is failing. A host of our problems, including a stagnated lower class, violence and crime, and employee exploitation can all be traced back to education. So where do we begin to resolve this massive dilemma? Before considering possible solutions to consistently falling test scores, gaps in achievement by race, and the unpreparedness […]

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