Congress has passed several pieces of major legislation to promote research aimed at finding the cause(s) of autism, but little progress has been made. It is time for the government to reassess its approach by refocusing federal funding for autism research towards areas that will yield the greatest benefits.
Scott Schonberger is a first-year graduate student at the McCourt School where he is studying Public Policy.
There’s a lot of talk out there about the crushing burden of student loan debt facing many millennials. But the return on investment varies drastically between those who attend public, private, or for-profit colleges. And that should matter.