S577, An Act regarding higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Higher Education.   TO:                  Joint Committee on Higher Education FROM:            Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                  Senate Bill 577, An Act regarding higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth, and House   Bill 1078, An Act regarding tuition equity for […]

College isn’t cheap — a very important conversation!

The cost of college is out of hand! Please note: This provocative infographic was prepared by “FrugalDad.com” and I’ve posted it here at their request. I think the issue raised is very real and central, but I haven’t fully fact checked their piece. So, comments and corrections are welcome!

What’s your take on the Governor’s new plan for the community colleges?

Does it make sense to you?  It seems very narrow in focus to me.  It seems that it would allow a very important segment of our higher education system to be ruled by the interests of businesses – primarily businesses in the Boston area.  There also seems to be a focus on creating “schools” that […]