Pew came out with a new study a couple of days ago about partisan views of higher ed. They found that Republicans increasingly have a negative view of higher education.
A majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents (58%) now say that colleges and universities have a negative effect on the country, up from 45% last year. By contrast, most Democrats and Democratic leaners (72%) say colleges and universities have a positive effect, which is little changed from recent years.
I’ve got parenting things to do this morning, so for the moment I’m simply give you some links:
Controversy can ruin a college. Mizzou has had a huge drop in enrollment.
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