Higher Ed Lower Debt

MEMO: A $1.2 Trillion Crisis

Students, borrowers and their families are increasingly being squeezed by a system in which dramatic cuts to the university and technical colleges, skyrocketing tuition and profiteering by big banks and the federal government has resulted in nearly 40 million borrowers holding over $1.2 trillion nationally. Since 2000, student loan debt has grown exponentially, from $200 […]

$1T Day Anniversary No Cause for Celebration

The two-year anniversary of student loan debt hitting $1 trillion in the U.S. ought to be a clarion call to action. If we allow this crisis to continue to grow unchecked it will most certainly become a full-blown economic catastrophe.

Worst. Anniversary. Ever.

It is past time for all of our leaders to lead on addressing student loan debt. They have over one trillion reasons to do so.

Scott Walker should get behind Higher Ed, Lower Debt bill

If Gov. Scott Walker really wants to help Wisconsin families with higher education expenses, he should support reforms on student loan debt instead of grabbing headlines about another tuition freeze at the University of Wisconsin, says progressive advocate Scot Ross. [Capital Times]