Fact Sheets

The Dark Side of Payroll Withholding to Repay Student Loans

21 February 2019

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and others have proposed a program that would create mandatory automatic deductions from people’s paychecks to repay their student loans. Our partners at the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) argue why forcing borrowers to pay their student loans by withholding their full paychecks does more harm to them than good.

Blog, Existing Student Debt, Fact Sheets, Partners

A Blueprint for College Without Debt: A Policy and Messaging Guide for States to Make Higher Education Affordable Again

2 October 2018

A new policy and messaging guide by Mark Huelsman at Demos looks at how states should think about designing tuition-free or debt-free college programs, focusing on how these programs should address the student debt crisis and educational inequities for low income and minority groups.

Affordability / Quality, Blog, Fact Sheets, Free Community College, Partners

A Decade of Neglect: Public Education Funding in The Aftermath of The Great Recession

1 October 2018

The comprehensive report offers a deep dive into the austerity agendas and disinvestment that sparked the wave of teacher walkouts around the country this spring.

Blog, Fact Sheets, Partners

Student Debt In The States – 2018 Edition.

19 September 2018

National student debt has been clocked at $1.5 trillion as of 2018, and is expected to increase absent radical steps to address the current debt held by… Read more

Fact Sheets

In Their Own Words: Student Debt Stories from Californians

17 September 2018

Student debt is the growing financial crisis that is impacting millions of Americans. In our ongoing blog series, we are sharing the stories from Californians that illustrate this impact, and stress the urgency of addressing this issue.

Affordability / Quality, Blog, Existing Student Debt, Fact Sheets, For-Profit Programs, Wall Street's Role in Education

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