Post-World War II California built an unrivalled system of higher education combining access, affordability and choice. Then a contraction of the vision came in the 1980s.
Three out of 10 students borrow the maximum amount available to them as loans. How well do students understand the long-term costs of borrowing?
College education results in not just better earnings, but better health care and child development as well as political stability and lower criminal justice costs. Should states invest more?
US colleges are failing to prepare students for life in a competitive, globalized economy.