Student loans bury students

It is frightening when you read these stories about tuition.  California is not the only state facing tuition/education issues. In a recent article from a Florida mom, she contemplates how high tuition will be in four years, as her kid is a high school freshman.  At this point, for her it almost seems too late […]

Quebec Tuition

I first heard about it on NPR.  The USA is not the only country facing issues with education.  I’m convinced that anytime a government is in control of education, it will eventually fail – which has been the case for the USA’s education system’s slow death.  Quebec faces a budget deficit of $3.5 Billion, although […]

More cuts to schools

California’s budget deficit has grown to a projected $16 billion and the state will have to make severe cuts to schools and public safety if voters reject tax hikes in November, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday. The Democratic governor said the state’s shortfall grew from $9.2 billion in January because tax collections have not come […]

Student Loan Debt in America

Americans now owe more on student loans than they owe on their credit cards. The amount of student debt being taken on every year has been rising rapidly for years now.You probably know these things already. People keep reporting it, with the implication that student debt is out of control, that there is some kind […]

Unfulfilled Amibition

A recent huffington post about Foster Youth revealed the not-so-good odds of Foster Youth getting an education that will set them up for success in life.  There is a huge societal cost of unfulfilled ambition. Of the 55,000 California children in foster care, more than 4,000 will “age out” of the system every year without […]