By Kelly McCutchen
Health care costs threaten to bankrupt our country. Debates over Medicaid expansion, the Medicare “doc fix,” the State of Georgia’s health plan, coverage of autism and so many other health care issues merely shift these costs from one party to another.
The time has come for a “let’s go to the moon” challenge that truly addresses the underlying problems.
Higher education costs are on a similar trajectory. A few years ago, governors Rick Perry of Texas and Rick Scott of Florida challenged their higher education institutions to design a four-year bachelor’s degree program for $10,000 or less.
Not $10,000 a year but $10,000 for all four years.
Many schools rose to the challenge, met it and now…