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Format: 06-20-2018
Format: 06-20-2018
Young adults are in a critical period of change and choices, as they confront the decisions that will pave the way to their futures. But the generation coming into its own in the aftermath of the...
April 4, 2013 | Report |
Access to a post-secondary education is a vital aspect of the American dream, allowing for equality of opportunity and a stable pathway to the middle class for all who are willing to work for it...
December 20, 2012 | Report |
David Weerts
Thomas Sanford
Leah Reinert
Education has long been recognized as a primary means of improving one’s economic prospects. Today, a postsecondary degree or certificate has become increasingly necessary for earning a middle-class...
September 4, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Personal debt can stand as an insurmountable obstacle to Americans wishing to build assets and secure a place in the middle class. In addition to the critical last resort of bankruptcy relief,...
September 4, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Just as a postsecondary education has become essential for getting a decent job and entering the middle class, it has become financially out of reach for many of America’s young people. State support...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Just as postsecondary education has expanded opportunities for good jobs and entry into the middle class, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Americans. State policy decisions are...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Center For Public Policy Priorities
The United States Student Association (“USSA”), the nation’s oldest and largest student- run, student-led organization, is comprised of more than four million students with diverse backgrounds who...
August 14, 2012 | Litigation |
One of the most often-cited reasons for the STEM achievement gap is a lack of skilled and trained STEM teachers. The greatest percentage of under-qualified teachers at the K-12 level is found in STEM...
June 13, 2012 | Report |
Meghan Groome
Julia Rankin
America’s experiment with the debt-for-diploma system has officially failed. Total student loan debt in the U.S. now tops $1 trillion – an unprecedented sum that represents the unprecedented...
April 25, 2012 | Policy Brief |
This report examines how state disinvestment in public higher education over the past two decades has shifted costs to students and their families. Such disinvestment has occurred alongside rapidly...
April 3, 2012 | Report |
John Quinterno