Tuition increases can’t even keep pace with inflation
‘It’s obviously yet another drag on recovery’
‘Everybody owes this money to the government’
‘Keep in mind that I hear from borrowers in extreme cases’
White House official: ‘There will certainly be criticism’ of president’s proposal
Millenials are skeptical of one-size-fits-all control of education policy, and they’re looking for new solutions.
If kids aren’t paying them back, it doesn’t matter what the rates are.
‘Did students put two wars on a credit card, Mr. President?’
‘It’s the work of a number of Democratic and Republican senators working long, long hours’
Under the deal, all undergraduates this fall would borrow at 3.85 percent interest rates
This compromise appears to chicken out
Congressional Republicans should stop trying to out-Democrat the Democrats.
‘I think all of them should probably be put to death’
‘The failure of a bad idea’
‘We should be making the burden lighter for students and their families, not seeking profits’
‘It would be better to do nothing than to pass the Republican bill’
‘You begin to wonder whether they’re looking for a solution’
Goodbye 3.4 percent; hello 6.8 percent
College tuition has increased at an annual rate of 7.45%; family incomes are stagnant