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Format: 07-30-2015
Format: 07-30-2015
Today, taking out loans is the primary way individuals pay for college—a major shift in how our nation provides access to higher education. While concerns about the growth in college costs and...
May 19, 2015 | Report |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Wisconsinites,...
May 12, 2015 | Policy Brief |
In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable...
May 5, 2015 | Report |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Connecticutters...
October 20, 2014 | Explainer |
As a postsecondary degree has become more important than ever in the labor market, and the primary means by which one enters the middle class, the U.S. has simultaneously made it more difficult and...
September 16, 2014 | Policy Brief |
The Honorable Thomas Richard Harkin Chairman Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee The Honorable Lamar Alexander Ranking Member Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions...
June 24, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Virginians....
May 2, 2014 | Explainer |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the...
May 2, 2014 | Report |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
In 2013, student debt surpassed $1.2 trillion,1 highlighting a disturbing new reality: for an increasing share of students, higher education comes at the cost of long term debt. In 1989, 41 percent...
April 24, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Demos
As student debt continues to climb, it’s important to understand how our once debt-free system of public universities and colleges has been transformed into a system in which most students borrow,...
March 21, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Tamara Draut