Higher Education

Sen. Schwertner: Freeze Tuition Increases

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Sen. Schwertner: Freeze Tuition Increases

In recent years the cost of higher education has skyrocketed exponentially, pricing more and more Texans out of many college options as administrators rampantly raise tuition and fees. In an effort to control the issue, State Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) has...

The Rising Cost of Higher Education

School is just around the corner and for nearly every student returning to a public university in Texas something will be noticeably different - their costs have increased!  But wait, I thought the point of public universities was to provide Texans with a quality...

Money To Play With

Money To Play With

The next time bureaucrats in higher education complain about parents, students and legislators suggesting there should be more oversight of our state-financed institutions, ask them about universities buying restaurants far above market-value. And for no immediate...

Amendment Prop. 3 would extend the student loan crisis

When I voted on Monday, I voted "no" on Proposition 3, the Texas constitutional amendment designed to increase the amount of money available for guaranteed student loans in the state of Texas.  This was a no-brainer for me, even as the child in my womb kicked to...