An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Equity funding for college students is attracting attention, but can’t work as long as we have easy government loans.

Human Capital Contracts: An Attractive New Way to Pay for College

A report from the Cato Institute suggests an alternative method for paying for higher education. As the need for new methods of finance is growing with the rapidly rising costs of higher education, and as student loans are beset with defaulting and graduates dealing with the uncertainty over being able to make fixed loan payments, the report argues, human capital contracts should be an attractive alternative.

House Budget Poses Gains for Higher Education

This year’s House budget proposal of $13 billion includes tremendous gains for higher education, including millions more for community colleges. The full House is expected to vote on the budget this week.