A Fiery End to Student Debt
PHENOM is hiring!
A young artist in Chile recently took matters into his own hands and stole and burned up $500 million worth of tuition contracts from the for-profit Universidad del Mar. This will make it extremely difficult to prove the students’ debt exists. As explained in this article in the Guardian, this artistic action comes on the […]
Online Ed: Teaching Millions or Making Millions?
PHENOM is looking for a passionate advocate for public higher education to be its first Executive Director. This person would work closely with our PHENOMenal Board as an organizer, fundraiser, and overall coordinator. Please see the job posting, and please forward it to people you think would be interested.
Don’t You Wish You Lived in North Dakota
That’s the title of a snappy new 5-minute video produced by our friends at the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education. Debunking some of the hype about MOOCs, the viedo shows how for-profit companies overpromise and underdeliver when it comes to the types of students they claim to serve. The video, and the papers […]
Most states fund public higher education at much lower levels than they did 5 or 10 years ago. Massachusetts cut state spending per student by 36.3%; only 7 states cut by more than that. But North Dakota? Up 38.2%! Check out this graph. Massachusetts has begun to turn things around, with a significant increase in […]