Tuition is Too Damn High

Washington Post: A report  by the Institute for College Access and Success that gives a detailed state-by-state look at student debt paints a “grim picture. The nonprofit analyzed federal data on private and public four-year colleges in December and found that the class of 2012 graduated with an average $29,400 in loans, a six percent jump from 2008.”

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“The numbers also support another conclusion: Tuition is too damn high, at least that’s what lawmakers are starting to say.”

“These ideas are starting to gain traction, especially as student loan debt now tops $1.2 trillion. Yet getting any sort of legislation through Washington right now is about as likely as universities lowering tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year.”

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