Elizabeth Warren: Education Department Shouldn’t Be A ‘Lapdog’

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Senator Warren is absolutely correct in her assessment that the Department of Education should be our students educational watchdog and not the private lender’s lapdog. We need to take a good long and detailed look as to why college education costs are so high, not only in the private sector but also on the state level. I know that state and federal aid has been cut drastically but still how does that explain how in just twenty years an education at a S.U.N.Y college could go from 5,000 a school year including room & board and now it is 20,000 in tuition only? Moreover, even in the private sector, how can a N.Y.U school year go from 12,000 to 39,000? What makes me laugh is when you hear anyone over the age of fifty comparing their college financial experience to what present day students are going through today. If ever…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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