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U.S. Competitiveness Undermined By Cuts in Higher Education

May 11, 2012 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Higher Education, Top Stories


By Mary Ellen Flannery When state and federal lawmakers invest in public higher education, it pays off— not just for those college degree-earning students, who will earn much more money over their lifetimes, but also for their country, which will enjoy billions of dollars in additional revenues, concludes a recent report. Unfortunately, the United States [...]

Biden and Duncan Talk College Affordability at Ohio High School


By Mary Ellen Flannery In Ohio, where Vice President Joe Biden visited a high school on Thursday to promote the issue of college affordability, more than two-thirds of college students borrow money to pay for their education. Last year, thanks to rapidly rising tuition costs, each owed an average $27,000-plus upon graduation—a record-setting, dream-shattering level [...]