If Nothing Else, This Period Is Rich in Satiric Possibilities, in Particular in Education and, Even More Narrowly, in Higher Education: Part 1

Here is a small collection of recently published satiric items, largely from The Onion, on topics typically covered in other posts to this blog. Almost all of the items have been published just in this past year.

 

“Sanders Shamelessly Pandering to Voters Who Want to Hear Truth”

http://portside.org/2015-08-14/sanders-shamelessly-pandering-voters-who-want-hear-truth

 

“Bernie Sanders Clearly in Pocket of High-Rolling Teacher Who Donated $300 to His Campaign”

http://www.theonion.com/article/bernie-sanders-clearly-pocket-high-rolling-teacher-50990

 

“New Statewide Education Standards Require Teachers to Forever Change Lives of 30% of Students”

http://www.theonion.com/article/new-statewide-education-standards-require-teachers-51038

 

“Study: Those Who Go to College Earn More Degrees over Lifetime than Those Who Do Not”

http://www.theonion.com/article/study-those-who-go-college-earn-more-degrees-over-50926

 

“Rising College Costs”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/rising-college-costs-7951

 

“College Too Expensive?”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/college-too-expensive-8496

 

“Do You Think College Is A Good Investment?”

http://www.theonion.com/pollzone/do-you-think-college-is-a-good-investment-35950

 

“Tips for Paying for College”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/tips-for-paying-for-college-36977

 

“Why Are We Deferring Our College Loans?”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/why-are-we-deferring-our-college-loans-38162

 

“New Law to Forgive Student Debt for College Graduates Once All Their Dreams Are Shattered”

http://www.theonion.com/article/new-law-to-forgive-student-debt-for-college-gradua-37448

 

“Woman Worried Student Loans Could Prevent Her from One Day Owning Entirely Different Kind of Crippling Debt”

http://www.theonion.com/article/woman-worried-student-loans-could-prevent-her-from-37002

 

“Stanford Offering Free Tuition to Students Whose Families Make Less than $125,000”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/stanford-offering-free-tuition-to-students-whose-f-38369

 

“Arizona State Offering ‘Pay-As-You-Pass’ College Courses”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/arizona-state-offering-pay-as-you-pass-college-cou-38480

 

“Obama Proposes Free Community College for Those ‘Willing to Work’”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/obama-proposes-free-community-college-for-those-wi-37727

 

“The Pros and Cons of Free Community College”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/the-pros-and-cons-of-free-community-college-37832

 

“Online University Allows Students to Amass Crippling Debt at Own Pace”

http://www.theonion.com/article/online-university-allows-students-amass-crippling-50805

 

“For-Profit College Hastily Designs Diploma for Student on Verge of Actually Graduating”

http://www.theonion.com/article/for-profit-college-hastily-designs-diploma-for-stu-38464

 

“Report: Most For-Profit Colleges Started in Effort to Pay Off Own Student Debt”

http://www.theonion.com/article/report-most-profit-colleges-started-effort-pay-own-50618

 

“Airlines Offering Complimentary In-Flight College Courses”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/airlines-offering-complimentary-in-flight-college-37951

 


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