The Generation of Risk-Avoiders: A Solution


The Solution: Student Debt Forgiveness Last week, President Obama requested $80 million in new funds for an effort to boost math and science education in our schools. While we agree that math and science education are vital for America’s future, we question the wisdom of President Obama’s request. As we wrote last week, America’s best and brightest are flocking to Wall Street. In fact, … [Read more...]

Get Wall Street Out of the Education Business


Early this month, Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. debt, wreaking havoc on international markets. Unbeknownst to the average citizen, S&P’s reach has gone far beyond the financial markets and extended into the American classroom. S&P, a name commonly associated with finances and markets, is in fact owned by a company called McGraw-Hill, a name you’ve probably seen printed on … [Read more...]

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