Published: Tuesday, March 5 2013 9:55 a.m. MST
In the 1970's it was possible to work at a minimum wage job during the
summer, and if the student lived at home, these earnings were sufficient to pay
for the following years tuition and books.Between now and then,
Universities have changed making them much less affordable. Lets do a reversal
of time and take them back to the way they were then.
It's not really that hard to understand why tuition prices are rising
faster than inflation. All this government money is generating more demand for
education. We should get rid of all government funding for education! Prices
are high because government is paying these over-inflated prices. The more
people enrolled, the more government money the college gets. If we eliminate
government funding, then most students would not be able to afford the high
prices, and would have to drop out. This would be a good thing because it would
force tuition prices down. It's basic economics.
Along with this naive article itself, the comments so far can be taken as
evidence that we need more education in this state, not less.
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