Student Debt State policies leave families with few good options

March 2014
Education Digest;Mar2014, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p42
The article examines how U.S. state policies on student debt leave many families to decide between sending students to college and acquiring debt or forgoing college all together, noting that the decision is a primary concern among economically disadvantaged and minority families. Details are provided on the reduction in state and local governments' investments in public colleges and universities, leading to greater costs for families.


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