Doing Away With Debt
Doing Away With Debt: Using Existing Resources to Ensure College Affordability for Low and Middle-Income Families.
America has some of the finest colleges in the world, but the promise of higher education is realized by too few. The Ed Trust’s report, “Doing Away With Debt: Using Existing Resources to Ensure College Affordability for Low and Middle Income Families,” suggests that for students who are willing to study, work, or serve their communities, the federal and state governments, along with their institutions, should make sure they can afford to go to college without the fear of crushing student loan debt.
Posted on 2 January 2014
|The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Our goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young people—especially those from low-income families or who are black, Latino, or American Indian—to lives on the margins of the American mainstream.