…Can you identify the 5 key areas of the US education system that should be prioritized for improvement? Can you explain why those are so critical?
- College affordability: We are all aware of the importance of higher education. However, it is becoming more and more a luxury for the privileged few. Tuition are on the rise, which prevents college access to millions of low-income young adults. I am a fervent supporter of public investment in higher education. In my economics classes, I often talk about government expenditure and explain the importance of investments in physical infrastructure (roads, railways, bridges); but I also present the importance of greater investment in our educational infrastructure….Read full article here.