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The Tenthers Are Coming—and They Don’t Want You to Go to College
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The Tenthers Are Coming—and They Don’t Want You to Go to College

Ian Millhiser profiles in Campus Progress the "tenthers" in Congress who are challenging all federal involvement in education on the grounds that it's unconstitutional.

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  • Ian Millhiser

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) recently declared that all federal involvement in education, including Pell Grants and federal student loans, is unconstitutional—and he’s not alone. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) routinely grills Secretaries of Education about why the Department of Education even has the constitutional right to exist. Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) called upon Congress to “defund” education, a call Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) recently echoed on the floor of the House of Representatives.

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Ian Millhiser

Senior Fellow