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During her primary fight with Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton argued that his "free college" promise went too far. Now, however, Clinton has come out with a plan to make public colleges and universities free for families who earn less than $125,000 annually.
North Carolina ranks No. 19 overall and is rising among all states when combining economic and personal freedoms, according to a major national report released today that used more than 230 variables to set the rankings.
What if the conventional wisdom about education in North Carolina were exactly backwards, and it was Republicans who have been more generous in funding our state's schools
Last month I looked at Hillary Clinton's higher education proposals in this Clarion Call, and found nothing to praise in them. They merely deepen the already ruinous federal involvement in subsidizing college.
Are college students more likely to listen to a lecture about education policy if an adult film actress is behind the podium? They certainly filled the room for Belle Knox, whose real name is Miriam Weeks, a 19-year-old Duke student. She came to UNC-Chapel Hill on Tuesday to talk about the high cost
Ever since 2006, when Margaret Spellings, then the U.S. secretary of education, issued a report stressing the need for higher graduation rates at colleges and universities, there has been pressure on universities to award more diplomas.
Jesse Saffron, a staffer at the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy think tank has a well reasoned and lucid piece in the Carolina Journal on the issue of extra pay for teachers with graduate degrees.
Political debates about education policy are so contentious that consensus may seem forever out of reach. Yet here's something that virtually everyone agrees is true: academic achievement reflects more than just the value added by teachers, administrators, textbooks, and technology...
In education policy, America sticks out like a sore thumb when compared with our international competitors.
Former North Carolina Governor James G. Martin has joined the board of directors of the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.
We welcome the John William Pope Center for Education Policy to our growing readership, and expect our readers to learn all they can to do their part in this wise endeavor to better educate our People.
It's not uncommon for university boosters to donate money or property to the alma mater. It would be wrong to assume that the schools always honor the donors' wishes.

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