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Format: 11-19-2017
Format: 11-19-2017
This fact sheet includes a brief overview of why paying for college has become so difficult. Suggestions for how college students can lower their own college costs and information on public policies...
March 8, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Advocates, educators and students often make the assumption that more education is always better, that a bachelors or graduate degree is always superior in terms of providing additional economic...
February 4, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Watch LIVE today, Wednesday, October 26, the CFPB's Raj Date will speak in Minneapolis about student loans at 1 PM Eastern. Streaming video below. America's students are facing a serious threat...
December 2, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Even though more of today's young adults are motivated to seek a postsecondary education, too many of them are sidelined by the financial burden of paying for school while meeting their other...
September 29, 2009 | Report |
Nancy K. Cauthen
Rising college costs, combined with major policy changes in financial aid, have made college less affordable for today’s generation of young people. The Contract for College would unify the existing...
February 24, 2009 | Policy Brief |
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are...
May 6, 2008 | Report |
Demos Vice President of Policy and Programs Tamara Draut testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension regarding higher education costs and student debt.
February 16, 2007 | Testimony |
In today's knowledge-based economy, a college degree is a necessary qualification for entry to the middle class. Over the last 30 years, as real wages for workers with only a high school diploma have...
November 26, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Former Economic Opportunity Program Director Tamara Draut offers a groundbreaking look at the new obstacle course facing young adults as they try to build careers, buy homes, and start families. As...
January 14, 2006 | Book |
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...
| Policy Brief |