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Elizabeth Warren is trying to tackle the skyrocketing cost of education with a plan to forgive student-loan debt and offer free college — but experts are divided on her ambitious idea

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"The potential of this plan is that it increases public investment back to levels we saw when college was much more affordable, and it pegs it to a price for students."

And Mark Huelsman, the associate director of policy and research at the liberal think tank Demos, argued that Warren's plan will limit costs at public schools by controlling the amount each school is allocated, while forcing all to be tuition-free.

"The potential of this plan is that it increases public investment back to levels we saw when college was much more affordable, and it pegs it to a price for students," he told INSIDER. "So rather than just pumping money into the system, it pumps money into the system and says that in return for that money ... public colleges have to be tuition-free."

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