The Center for College Affordability and Productivity has been periodically releasing bits and pieces of what will be a book-length compendium of 25 proposals to reduce the cost of college. Much of it is now available online, reports Daniel de Vise for College Inc. I guess the title speaks for itself, and the 234-page manuscript wastes no time with introductions or executive summaries, jumping right into idea #1, Encourage More Students to Attend Community College. For those who can’t spare the time to give the full document its due, here’s a much-condensed version. (I’m not necessarily agreeing with these ideas, mind you, merely endeavoring to explain them):
1. Encourage More Students to Attend Community College. Two-year colleges cost less than four-year schools.
2. Promote Dual Enrollment Programs. Students who earn college credit in high school save money in college.…Read More