Professors Stephen Adair and “The rise in tuition costs, combined with the growing economic value of a college degree, fuel the crisis of student debt, which today totals $1.7 trillion. To pay for a year of school, three-quarters of American families pay at least 24 percent of their average family income, even after grants are distributed…. Bright, able, and gritty students simply cannot overcome the financial and other obstacles that prevent them from completing their degrees.” Read more in the NY Times.
PERSPECTIVES: Saying ‘Yes’ to Tuition-Free Higher Education
May 14, 2021/ Public Higher Ed/ No Comments/