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Why Are Public Schools Fighting To Keep Home School Kids Off Their Teams?

Why Are Public Schools Fighting To Keep Home School Kids Off Their Teams?

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I am a homeschooler trying to play sports at high levels to get into college. I’m seeing all these players that I’ve competed with for years and years and years succeeding and taking the steps that they need to to chase after their dreams and, you know, I’m sitting here frustrated, knowing that I can’t […]

The College Scam

The College Scam

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These days all Americans are told go to college! A higher education is the single best investment. But a new book, The Case Against Education says this college push is a big mistake. How many thousands of hours did you spend in classes studying subjects that you never thought about again? Economist Bryan Caplan says […]

College and Housing Bubbles

College and Housing Bubbles

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ANTONY DAVIES: To understand what’s going to be happening with the student loan bubble, it’s useful to understand first what happened with the housing bubble. To understand what happened with the housing bubble, it’s necessary to understand first how mortgage markets work. Let’s take commercial banks. Commercial banks loan money to borrowers, some of them […]

Spiked Magazine Panel – “Identity Politics: The New Racialism on Campus?”

Spiked Magazine Panel – “Identity Politics: The New Racialism on Campus?”

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TOM SLATER: And it’s because we see some of those ideals as under attack that we decided to put on this tour, to put on events like this. So over the next couple of months, through the unsafe space we’re bringing together some of our favorite, some of the most eloquent defenders of free expression, […]

The Ten Rules of Free Speech and College Students: Free Speech Rules (Episode 7)

The Ten Rules of Free Speech and College Students: Free Speech Rules (Episode 7)

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Lots of recent free speech debates have come up in colleges. Here are 10 rules for how the freedom of speech applies to college students. 1. Students of public colleges may not be disciplined for their speech, unless it falls into the narrow First Amendment exceptions, such as true threats of criminal attack or face-to-face […]

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

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STUDENT 1: My student debt will, most likely, by the time I graduate, be around $80,000 at minimum. STUDENT 2: Itís really complicated. I just donít understand how we have to pay so much money to get an education, especially in America. STUDENT 3: Itís overwhelming. I’m not sure what Iím going to do with […]

“Issues in Education” by Ayn Rand

“Issues in Education” by Ayn Rand

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Education Vs. Schooling: Is it The Same? – Learn Liberty

Education Vs. Schooling: Is it The Same? – Learn Liberty

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Think back to your time in high school. Did you ever feel that you were in prison? Did you ever feel that you were in a machine that had its own purposes and goals and had no relation to what you actually wanted to do or achieve? If you did then you shouldn’t be surprised, […]

Why ‘Free College’ Is a Terrible Idea

Why ‘Free College’ Is a Terrible Idea

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Since he was a kid, Michael Gamez wanted to work on cars just like his dad and his grandfather. He fixed up and sold his first used car when he was fourteen. It felt really good to build something up and sell it for a profit. The fact that I was able to do something […]

The Case Against Education: Government Spending $1 Trillion a Year on Schooling Is a Waste of Money

The Case Against Education: Government Spending $1 Trillion a Year on Schooling Is a Waste of Money

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It’s absolutely true that school makes people show up, sit down, shut up and that these are useful skills for people to have in adulthood. So the real question is if all we’re trying to do is prepare people for a job, why not prepare them with a job? I’m Nick Gillespie for Reason and […]