Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Report claims Higher Ed favors the rich

Hechinger Report: Policies to help students pay for college continue to shift toward favoring the rich
The surprising degree to which tax credits and financial aid flow to wealthier Americans


References: this UC Stanford collaborations report
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And there's:

Mark Cuban interviewed on his potential Veep aspirations gives him space to opine on higher Ed
http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-cuban-heres-how-to-fix-the-student-debt-crisis-2015-3

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristidosh/2016/05/22/mark-cuban-discusses-being-hilary-clintons-vice-president-on-meet-the-press/#511a246d6ba4

"On student debt: “My solution has been put a limit on the amount of money that a family can borrow per student. If you limit that to, say, $30,000 in total, then the easy money is gone for colleges and tuition will drop like a rock, no ifs, ands or buts about it.”
On Sanders’ tuition proposal: “His idea for paying for free college tuition is delusional because it’s even more easy money for the colleges, which means they’re going to raise tuition even more and it’s going to cost taxpayers even more.”"

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