Keene State Announces 5.5 Million Dollar Deficit – Guess Why?

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2017

It takes the Keene Sentinel 12 paragraphs to explain why the State college has a 5.5 million dollar hole in its budget this year. Ricaurte attributed the drop in revenue to lower-than-expected enrollment numbers, which she said are down a projected 9 percent for the current academic year. Fewer first-year students. That sounds familiar. I wonder […]

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Oberlin Follows Mizzou and Evergreen – Enrollment Drops, Financial Woes

by Steve MacDonald September 10, 2017

Oberlin College is at the forefront of social justice outrage hoaxes but until recently had not reported any real-world consequences. See what I did there? Real world? Mizzou went full-stupid with their fake outrage which cost them, and cost them and cost them, and then cost them some more. Evergreen took it to another level, and now they […]

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Mizzou Cutting 400 More Jobs, Closing Residence Halls, As Enrollment Plummets

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2017

I’ve been following the demise of Mizzou for a while now. What we need to remember, what every college administration and faculty must understand, is that this happened because of protests started by a poop-swastika nobody ever actually saw. It is the result of a h**t storm of little monsters nurtured and validated by the […]

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Remember what I said about Educational “indirect to direct labor costs?”

by Skip April 23, 2017

SHOT: In Manchester public schools, 22 topped $100K in 2016 CHASER: In Gilford public schools, 12 topped $100K in 2016 Here’s the deal: difference in student enrollment: Manchester: 13,387 Gilford: 1,164 So, where is the problem? Manchester has twice the number of $100K+ employees but 11.5 times the enrollment. So, who is getting the shaft here? […]

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NH Medicaid Expansion Weighs Down State Budget

by Steve MacDonald August 7, 2015
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To paraphrase Theodore Dalrymple, “distress” always expands to meet the supply of publicly funded services available to reduce it. So the idea that Medicaid expansion would expand Medicaid was never in doubt. If you build it they will come. If you build it with other people’s money, and back it forever, they may come in […]

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