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Explore the debate and science of Student Loans/Debt.

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

John David

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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April 18, 2019

Episode #24: The Never Ending College Story with Cheyne Zeller

Peter Wood

Peter is joined by his personal trainer for a conversation on the allure of a four-year degree, the struggles and debt these students face, and the light at the end of the tunnel. 

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August 20, 2018

Making Higher Education Accountable

David Randall

How do we get from "Admissions Officer" to "Pell Grant Harvester"? David Randall gives us the story and how to reform colleges in this speech from Grove City College.

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June 6, 2018

Is College For Everyone?

Peter Wood

Doubts about the possibilities of higher education are becoming non-partisan.

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November 21, 2014

Why the Education Department's "gainful employment" rule is futile

George Leef

George Leef argues that the "gainful employment" rule will reduce students' options for employment without helping them avoid debt.

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