Archive for December, 2011

Three in four Americans now say that college is too expensive for most people to afford, according to remarks made by Education Secretary Arne Duncan at a college financial aid worker conference in Nevada this week.

According to the New York Times, Secretary Duncan “urged higher-education officials Tuesday to ‘think more creatively — and with much greater urgency’ about ways to contain costs and reduce student debt.”

However, some critics say the federal government is in no position to affect change, even as college degree attainment becomes increasingly important for Americans. Read the full article here, or let us know your thoughts on how federal agencies can help make higher education more affordable.


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