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Rich Vedder on Obama’s Higher-Ed Agenda


Ugh — it’s almost time for another of Obama’s State of the Union speeches.

Like all political speeches, SOTUs are not meant to be taken seriously — they’re just part of the theatrics of being president. It can, however, be useful to look back at previous speeches to see what POTUS said and what has been accomplished toward the goals he set forth. In a SeeThruEdu post, Rich Vedder reviews last year’s speech with regard to Obama’s statements about higher education and finds no progress toward any sensible goal.


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