The case for college for all II

Insightful Jared Bernstein post on the David Leonhardt's "College for the Masses" column. (Bernstein is a Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.) Bernstein generally agrees with Leonhardt's central point that a four year degree or more…

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The community college challenge

I support President Obama's proposal to make community college tuition free for those students who stay on track academically. Expanding education opportunity and outcomes is an essential component of raising the standard of living of all Americans. That said taking…

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Tuition Too High?

Tuition too high?

MLive reports that Governor Snyder in an Ann Arbor presentation complained about college tuition being too high. The article quotes the Governor: "Tuition has gone up a lot and there are two or three things that we need to do. One…

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Raising our standard of living

Michigan Future's work started with the question “where do we want to go from here?” Our answer: a high-prosperity Michigan – a place with a per capita income consistently above the national average in both national economic expansions and contractions.…

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