Federal education meddling, especially since the advent of the Department of Education, has been of questionable value at best, and a high‐dollar, bureaucratic failure at worst. On its 40th birthday, it is time to start making things right.
Remember the “Race to the Top,” a competition held by the U.S. Department of Education in which states battled for a slice of $4.35 billion in “stimulus” funds? It looks like we’re about to have “Race to the Top: COVID-19.”
Blanket student loan forgiveness that will fall on the backs of taxpayers is terrible education policy that should scare us a lot. Such policy coupled with presidential usurpation of power is awful, unconstitutional governance that should scare us much, much more.