The Obama Administration wants to eliminate jobs and make more people dependent on the government. There simply isn’t any other way to put it. They have turned their sites on for-profit, non-traditional colleges, like trade schools and continuing-ed programs for those who are seeking additional skills or training in a competitive job market. From Derek Hunter at Townhall:
For the last few years, the Obama administration has waged a war against for-profit colleges, higher education institutions whose student body is made up of non-traditional students – older and poorer – seeking to obtain marketable skills in this weak economy. The Department of Education has been attempting to impose new regulations on these schools, restricting student loans for applicants, which would shut many of them down and limit higher education options for millions of students.
While every college-bound student would undoubtedly love to attend Columbia or Harvard, that’s simply not in the cards for most people. For the rest of us, it’s smaller schools, cheaper schools, state schools.
But a four-year college isn’t for everyone, especially right out of high school. Some people, myself included, aren’t mentally ready for college right out of high school, and many more simply want to learn a trade. That’s who the Obama administration is targeting with their latest attempt to regulate for-profit schools out of existence.
Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe has said, “Today, skilled trades are in demand. In fact, there are 3 million jobs out there that companies are having a hard time filling.”
So, why is the Obama Administration targeting these schools providing the skills for these jobs? As usual, liberals want to be the ones who pick winners and losers in business, education and income.