The Education CrisisQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
Become a Fan
|College students and recent graduates are carrying nearly a trillion dollars in student debt. According to a recent report, college graduates in 2010 walked away owing an average of $25,250 in loans; 9.1% of them were unable to find work. Others were forced to take low-wage jobs that did not reflect their skill level. Add to that the escalating cost of a college education-- California public universities increased tuition by 21%--and you all but eliminate low-income students from the collegiate ranks. It's a scandal that America has done so little to make higher education affordable to every citizen...|
The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.
This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.