Plus: When skills should trump credentials in hiring; what we can learn from Texas about land management; and meet another new FREOPP scholar
Presenting my plan to hold colleges accountable for student outcomes, complete with model legislation
Plus: Why a “shame list” won’t change higher ed, but FREOPP’s model legislation could; our scholar team grows; and save the date in November 2023

February 2023

Plus: Decarbonizing the U.S. with nuclear fusion; and why it took two decades to get low-cost alternatives to a popular and costly prescription drug
Also: state governments fight credential inflation, and the Biden administration tries to shame low-quality colleges.
Plus: Evaluating Biden administration proposals to increase federal student loan subsidies and nationalize housing policy; and what health care has to…

January 2023

Plus: Lessons learned from Seattle and San Antonio on housing and education; and towards a smart, bipartisan approach to criminal justice reform
Also: Biden expands income-driven repayment, and Texas overhauls community college funding.
Plus: The misleading and outright deceptive ways colleges conceal their prices; bipartisan higher ed reform ideas; and a better approach to regulating…

December 2022

Plus: Oliver Stone joins us to talk nuclear power in Austin; and happy holidays from your friends at FREOPP!
Misleading financial aid offer letters cause students to underestimate how much they are borrowing from taxpayers.
Plus: How the war in Ukraine changes the way we think about energy; continuing FREOPP’s momentum in 2023; and Avik Roy on what can go right in crypto…