Posts by Mark Huelsman

If you want to find a rare bit of consensus across the political spectrum—at least among the wonk class—start discussing the various ways higher education shows up in the tax code. Seemingly everyone...
November 2, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
When states cut higher education budgets, public colleges are faced with a few bad options: increase tuition for in-state students, increase the number of wealthy out-of-state students who will pay...
September 20, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
In a week when President Trump proposed deep cuts to programs that help students afford and complete college, Senator Dick Durbin and 11 Senate Democrats offered some better news by...
May 30, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
In the aftermath of President Trump’s budget proposal this week, an interesting debate has cropped up in the Twittersphere and elsewhere around whether undergraduates might...
May 26, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
This week, New York became the first state in the country to return to a guarantee of tuition-free college for students at state public colleges and universities. The move is being touted as a...
April 10, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Community colleges are doing more heavy-lifting than we think. So hints a new snapshot report from the National Student Clearinghouse, which found that half of all students who completed a bachelor’s...
March 29, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Today marks an annual rite of spring for American workers, who across the country are joining in solidarity for a massive work slowdown, sending a strong message to employers that the decoupling of...
March 16, 2017 | Mark Huelsman