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Balancing Risk and Responsibility: Reforming Student Loan Repayment
(American Enterprise Institute, 2015-11-01)
As federal student loan debt has grown, policymakers have put forward a number of ideas designed to help struggling borrowers keep up with their monthly payments. The goal of this article is therefore to step back from the ...
How to Make Student Debt Affordable and Equitable
(American Enterprise Institute, 2019-07-01)
The federal student loan program is needlessly complex, fails to offer an effective safety net for borrowers in financial difficulty, and distributes the largest benefits to borrowers who need them the least. This report ...
Public Higher Education Affordability in The South: Regional Profile 2018
(Southern Regional Education Board, 2019-03-01)
A synthesis of trends in the SREB region — including tuition, graduation rates, family income and financial aid — to help state policymakers assess the affordability issue and the need to address it.
Looking Backward or Looking Forward? Exploring the Private Student Loan Market
(American Enterprise Institute, 2016-06-01)
Although federal loans dominate student lending, a small private student loan market still exists, comprising roughly 9 percent of the student loans disbursed in 2015. With the rise in delinquencies and defaults on federal ...
Free College 101
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)
Free-college programs traditionally have focused on providing a tuition-free education, but there is growing support for policymakers to guarantee a debt-free education. Even if a college charges nothing for tuition, ...
Students’ Futures as Investments
(American Enterprise Institute, 2016-03-01)
Income-share agreements (ISAs) are an emerging idea for helping students pay for college. Under an ISA, investors provide upfront sums of money toward students’ college tuition and other associated costs in exchange for a ...