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Explore the debate and science of Student Loans/Debt.

May 12, 2021

Toolkit: Encouraging Fiscal Responsibility in Higher Education

National Association of Scholars

Use this new toolkit to encourage Congress, state legislators, and college presidents to rein in excessive college costs.

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April 19, 2021

Fast Track: The Merits Of Short-Term Credentialing

Neetu Arnold

The increased interest in short-term credentials has reinvigorated a broader conversation about higher education’s role in the labor market.

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March 9, 2021

What Does College Cost America?

David Acevedo

Americans now carry $1.7 trillion dollars in student debt. How did we get here? A new report by Research Associate Neetu Arnold gets to the heart of the matter.

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July 7, 2020

Curing Higher Ed in the Wake of COVID-19

Adam Ellwanger

The current model of higher education is utterly dysfunctional. COVID-19 has given us an unprecedented opportunity to make it work again.

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April 11, 2020

Pandemic Waste in Higher Education

Neetu Arnold

The coronavirus emergency has forcibly brought to light much of the flagrant wastefulness within higher education. Why not take this opportunity to trim the fat before next semester?

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April 3, 2020

Coronavirus and Student Debt

David Randall

What, if anything, should happen to student debt during and after the coronavirus pandemic? David Randall offers his recommendations.

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March 16, 2020

Help students think twice before they go into debt

Neetu Arnold

President Trump recently unveiled his 2021 budget proposal, which contains several provisions designed to mitigate the student debt crisis.

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March 3, 2020

Trump Proposes New Student Debt Regulations

David Acevedo

President Trump recently unveiled his 2021 budget proposal, which contains a number of regulations designed to curb the student debt crisis.

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October 21, 2019

The Ivory Debtors' Prison

Neetu Arnold

Administrative bloat and extraneous spending by colleges and universities are draining the American middle class while enriching administrators and politicians. 

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September 17, 2019

Meet Our New Research Associate

Peter Wood

Neetu Arnold is joining the NAS staff as our research associate for a new project on student debt and administrative growth. 

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