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Higher Ed Cost Shift Sabotaging State's Growth

Robert Hiltonsmith
The Cap Times

Declining financial support for higher education by the state of Wisconsin has shifted costs onto consumers, increased student loan debt and decreased the affordability of higher education, according to a joint report by One Wisconsin Institute and Demos. The confluence of these factors is endangering the quality of our state institutions of higher learning, threatening the state’s economic competitiveness and the future of its young people.