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Posted: July 12, 2017 | Tags: education
Earlier this year, protesters at the University of California, Berkeley transformed the school’s lively campus hub, Sproul Plaza, into a battleground — seriously, some actually called the fallout the “Battle of Berkeley.”
This fight had national consequences and, for a time, made UC Berkeley the front lines of something Washington Post columnist Daniel Drezner dubbed “The War on College:” an increasingly hostile opinion of higher education. Even President Trump, then newly-inaugurated, weighed in.
Posted: Nov. 18, 2016 | Tags: education
Photo by Mandy McLaren, IRW
Lindsey Burke, far right, of the Heritage Foundation says the government could consider eliminating federally subsidized loan programs.
Will President-elect Donald J. Trump try to repeal the Common Core?
Will he make good on a campaign promise to invest $20 billion in school choice?
What about reducing the cost of college?
These questions were among several hot topics discussed by an expert panel this week at an event sponsored by the Education Writers Association. Just days after Trump’s historic win, the panel of both journalists and public policy experts tackled issues ranging from preschool ...