Colorado State University's President recently stated: "Ours could potentially become the first state in the nation to defund its system of public higher education." What would the future of higher education be without any state or federal support? How will students be affected? John Iadarola and Lisa Ferguson discuss on TYT University. (Source: "Colorado State president foreshadows future without state support", Denver Post, 9/13/12)
1. Public/free/compulsory K-12 education has always been "liberal".
Like most "social programs" it was shocking...socialism...fought tooth and nail by the establishment. Education, second only to inherited wealth, was the potential bridge between the Upper and Lower classes, stoking the unheard of Middle Class. When people say the Middle Class is in trouble, it means that we are slouching backwards to feudalism...the epitome of....I've got mine, sucks to be you.