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Saving Higher Education

Posted on AllSides February 18th, 2020
From The Right
education, student loans, higher education

Start by guaranteeing students’ constitutional rights and holding schools to truth-in-lending standards.

Despite the denials of universities boards, administrators, and faculty, American higher education, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, is a hopeless mess. What basis is there for such a harsh diagnosis?

One, a college education is far too expensive. Nearly 45 million young Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loans — a staggering sum unmatched in American history. Millions have either defaulted on their loans or are able to pay only the interest and are making no...

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