Posts by Mark Huelsman

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is a massive revenue-generating event, with implications beyond the $10 many of us wasted by entering our office March Madness pools (thanks a heap, Michigan...
March 24, 2016 | Mark Huelsman
The fourth quarter of the Obama presidency has been relatively active when it comes to higher education. Last year alone, the Administration announced a proposal to make two years of community...
January 12, 2016 | Mark Huelsman
This weekend, Kevin Carey, head of New America’s Education Policy Program, penned a piece for the New York Times featuring the story of Liz Kelley, a parochial school teacher whose student loan...
December 1, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
Saturday night’s Democratic Presidential debate didn’t exactly involve the made-for-TV adventures that have marked the Republican primary and its four (not including the kids’ table!) debates thus...
November 16, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
Arne Duncan made some waves yesterday with a speech that ostensibly tried to provide some “tough talk” for colleges to do better at graduating their students, improving learning outcomes, and...
July 28, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
Third Way, a centrist think tank, is making some waves with a new report examining how student debt is impacting students’ ability to graduate from college, and what it might be doing to them after...
June 19, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
There has been much joy in progressive circles this week, as Hillary Clinton’s campaign has floated an embrace of debt-free higher education, following broad statements of support from other...
May 8, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
As the 2016 campaign begins to take shape, there have been strong signals that debt-free higher education is going to be a central policy flash point.
May 6, 2015 | Mark Huelsman