Archives for June 2011

School Funding

The vast majority of students (70%) lack the financial resources to pay tuition up front and must rely on student loans, scholarships, the federal government or a private lender.  Some charity organizations offer scholarships for college tuition, based on merit or need.  Private schools/colleges/universities have higher tuition rates because they do not rely on state […]

Schooling Options

Public School A public school is a school that is funded with tax revenue and administered by a government or government agency. In the   United States, Australia and Canada, these are run by the State government. A recent phenonmenon that has happened in California is the States budget is at a deficit, which has cascaded down […]

College Tuition Inflation

Disproportionate Inflation Disproportionate inflation refers to inflation in a particular economic sector that is substantially greater than inflation in general costs of living.  This type of inflation is directly addressable to the cost of college tuition and related fees. During the 30 year period from 1978 to 2008, the cost of living in the United […]