Student Loans and the Cost of College

Student Loans and the Cost of College

by Paula Johanson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534502215
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Funding Higher Education Is a Balancing Act Larry Gordon 8

2 "College for All" and "Cut Education Budgets" Can't Coexist Randall Garton 14

3 Should University Education Be Free? Tejvan Pettinger 19

4 Is It Fair to Charge a Fee for Something That Was Once Free? Charles M. Gray Sharon M. Oster Charles Weinberg 25

5 When It Comes to Loan Repayment, Quality Matters Sandra Black Amy Filipek Jason Furman Laura Giuliano Ayushi Narayan 33

6 There Is a Student Debt Crisis Anne Johnson Tobin Van Ostein Abraham White 40

7 The Student Loan Crisis Isn't What You Think Claudio Sanchez 46

8 Student Loans Are Marred by Corruption Naomi Spencer 51

9 Is the US a Good Model for Higher Ed Financing? Robert Anderson 58

10 How the US Government Could End the Student Debt Crisis Today Raül Carrillo 64

11 Should Community College Be Free? Eric Kelderman Scott Carlson 71

12 Free College Tuition Is a Bad Idea Bob Luebke 77

13 Is College Worth the Expense? Andrew Gillen Jeffrey Selingo Mandy Zatynski 84

14 Student Loans for People with Disabilities Are a Good Investment Sarah Trick 90


What You Should Know About Student Loans 96

What You Should Do About Student Loans 99

Organizations to Contact 101

Bibliography 104

Index 109

Picture Credits 112

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