Where are the scholars | Arkansas Blog

Friday, October 31, 2008

Where are the scholars

Posted By on Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 6:18 AM

An interesting angle developed in yesterday's budget hearing for the Higher Education Department. The state has been reporting big surpluses in its college scholarship account -- more money than students. So tell me again why a lottery for college scholarships is vital? Or how we can be sure money will spur more college-going, rather than simply easing the burden on the already-college-bound higher achievers (not that any of them would or should complain)?

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