For-profit colleges are one of the biggest reasons people are beginning to doubt the value of college. Most of them are scams that just suck up government backed grants.
Budget cuts to education which result in fewer classes and higher fees are just one more hidden tax on the poor and middle class. A friend of my son could never get classes at his local community college, so he has amassed massive debt going to an online private school.
Don’t get me started on the state of education in this country. It’s one of the things that Reagan did to destroy this country. I wrote about those changes here: