Hillary Clinton Plans to Make College Affordability a Central Issue of Her Campaign

June 12, 2015 | | Mic |

The progressive think tank Demos, which has been a leading voice in the progressive policy conversation and, according to Politico, has been consulted by Clinton's team, has laid out some ideas that could influence the agenda that Clinton unveils. Demos has pitched a plan that argues that debt-free could be defined as "reasonably afforded by [students] working 10 hours a week and enrolled full-time in school" — a number of working hours that is actually associated with higher academic performance for students (20 hours or more, by contrast, tends to come at the expense of academics). 

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