Tribal Colleges: High in Cost, Low in Results

In today’s Pope Center piece, Montana native Tom Burnett writes about the considerable number of federally subsidized tribal colleges in the western states. If the words “federally subsidized” suggest that famous trio Waste, Fraud, and Abuse to you, you’re right. This is another of the many ideas that sound nice, but couldn’t come close to passing the test of the market.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. He holds a B.A. from Carroll College (Waukesha, Wis.) and a J.D. from ...