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Why College Tuition Should Be Regulated

Tuition at Stanford University in 1980-81 was $6,285. Thirty years later, Stanford’s tuition had risen to $38,700. Tuition in 2011-12 is $40,050. If the cost of...

Law School Grads Face Uncertain Prospects

The New York Times’ David Segal has a devastating piece on the economics of the law school business. Basically, law school programs are hugely profitable, and...

Putting College Tuition on Plastic

Credit cards. Retirement funds. Home equity. All should be last resorts for families seeking funds to pay for college. But amid the current credit ...

Arnold Gets Flunked

One of the best attack ads of the fall election season was filmed in a dorm room and ends with the allegation that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger eats...

Money: Uncle Sam's Slice

The new year has been rung in, and the old year is gone, but one memento of the past 12 months remains: your 2003 tax bill. Statements from your employer and...

Numbers: Jan. 20, 2003

800,000 Estimated number of jobless workers whose unemployment benefits will be extended for 13 weeks under legislation enacted by the new Republican-controlled...

For The Record Mar. 18, 2002

243 Number of bias incidents against Asian Pacific Americans in the three months after Sept. 11 143% Percentage increase in such incidents over average levels in...

Issues 2000: Who's Tops On Tuition?

Al Gore and George W. Bush have at least two things in common: kids in college and an urgent need to appeal to other baby boomers who face rising bills for...

Who's Tops on Tuition?

Al Gore and George W. Bush have at least two things in common: kids in college and an urgent need to appeal to other baby boomers who face rising bills for...