Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Presented without comment

From Paul Krugman:

From KCRW:

Faced with state funding cuts, Santa Monica College can’t keep up with student demand. The school’s governing board has approved a plan to provide extra classes after the regular ones are full. But while regular classes will cost $46 a unit the extras will be $180.


  1. Let's rephrase as, "College costs have been rising even faster than the rate of increase in Federal Pell Grants."

    1. Or we could turn it around and look at the shortfall in inflation corrected dollars. That one's really gruesome.