Congress To Explore Tuition Remedies

January 5, 2005 | | Market Watch |
With college costs running as high as $40,000 a year, House and Senate education committees have tuition control on their to-do lists.
"There are long-term financial implications for people starting out their lives with high debt levels," explained Tamara Draut, director of economic opportunity research at the Demos consultancy in New York.
Student loan obligations "limit career choices as well as people's ability to plan for retirement," said Draut.