Skip to comments.Corporate welfare in ways you may not have considered
Posted on 06/07/2012 5:24:43 PM PDT by Mark Landsbaum
Our recent column on how lousy the U.S. higher education system works included both these elements, but its always good to hear them from elsewhere too.
The American Enterprise Institutes Andrew G. Biggs points out that the $65 billion Washington spends annually on student aid ought more accurately to be referred to as corporate welfare.
First, the money is sophoned off rather than being used to lower student costs. As we reported Sunday.
Second, the money provides incentive for colleges to reduce what they spend out of their own accounts for aid to students...
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I consider the extraneous garbage they teach as required college courses to be welfare for educators. I once dated a girl who was going to school to become a kindergarten teacher and she was taking things like political science.