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Format: 12-18-2017
Format: 12-18-2017
Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray, Demos, a national non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal...
January 13, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
The steep increase in college tuition and student debt over the past decade has led our country to engage in a serious debate about the need to reduce college costs and student borrowing. Yet many...
January 10, 2017 | Report |
Over the past 15 years, states have made deep cuts to their funding for higher education, causing tuition to rise rapidly, and household incomes have failed to keep up. As a result, student debt...
October 26, 2016 | Explainer |
Demos
Over the past 15 years, states have made deep cuts to their funding for higher education, causing tuition to rise rapidly, and household incomes have failed to keep up. As a...
October 19, 2016 | Explainer |
Demos
It is undisputed that the way we pay for higher education has shifted drastically over the past few decades—from summer jobs and moderate savings, to increasingly greater amounts of debt. For all the...
September 28, 2016 | Explainer |
“We have to make college affordable for every American, because no hardworking student should be stuck in the red.” President Barack Obama, 2016 “One of the central problems of our outdated higher...
July 12, 2016 | Report |
The rapid and unrelenting rise in student debt over the past decade has put college affordability and student loan policy at the forefront of the national political conversation. By now, the numbers...
July 6, 2016 | Policy Brief |
Summary & Key Findings The dramatic increase in wealth inequality over the past several decades now forms the backdrop for many of today’s most pressing public policy debates. Currently, the top...
November 24, 2015 | Report |
Tatjana Meschede, IASP
Lars Dietrich, IASP
Thomas Shapiro, IASP
Laura Sullivan, IASP
In the past two decades, we have gone from a system of financing higher education primarily through public investment, grant aid, and modest family savings, to one in which the majority of graduates...
November 24, 2015 | Report |
Today, the typical young person aspiring to go to college in the United States faces a higher education system that is fundamentally different from what previous generations enjoyed. For generations...
August 10, 2015 | Report |