EDITORIAL: Delivering good education ...

EDITORIAL: Delivering good education for lower tuition is a tall order

There are 1 comment on the The Gaston Gazette story from Dec 4, 2012, titled EDITORIAL: Delivering good education for lower tuition is a tall order. In it, The Gaston Gazette reports that:

Perhaps in the coming weeks, North Carolina's newly elected governor and Legislature can draw from other states to re-imagine how this state's universities should think about delivering their product.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Gaston Gazette.


Waco, TX

#1 Dec 4, 2012
Sadly, everything that comes out of Rick Perry's mouth is "more attuned to political whims than to economics."

Rick Perry made a D in economics at Texas A&M.


"However admirable the goal; skepticism is warranted.

"For instance, what makes 10 grand the threshold for an affordable, marketable college education?

"That seems like an artificial price point more attuned to political whims than economics.

"It strikes us as similar to government’s insistence on making property insurance “affordable,” regardless of the actual costs of insuring high-risk properties.

"The consumer may pay less, but the actual costs don’t decline. Those would get shifted somewhere else."

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Texas Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows thr... 1 hr whiney beech 2
News Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds ... (Dec '08) 2 hr Billogna Clintfarts 64,836
News Q poll: Most want kids kept with immigrant parents 3 hr BillsFartMask 7
News Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows thr... 5 hr HildebeastFarts 3
TRUMP MAGA & Making the world great again!!! 13 hr InhaleBillsFart 12
News Democratic lawmakers to visit immigration cente... 13 hr BillsFartLunch 6
Texan Cowboy Farts Are Stinky 22 hr CreamyBillFarts 31