Print Media

Highlighted Media

September 2, 2015 MarketWatch by Jillian Berman
This Innovative Idea is Helping Low-Income Families Save for College

July 15, 2015 National Review, by Jenna A. Robinson
Great Equalizer No More

June 24, 2015 USA Today, by Kelley Holland
Looking for the next crisis? Try Student Debt

Additional Media

August 1, 2015 Time Magazine by P.R. Lockhart
Taking Aim at Student Debt

July 22, 2015  Diverse Issues in Higher Education, by Jamaal Abdul-Alim
Professor: Student Debt Threatening American Dream

July 21, 2015 The University of Kansas, by Michael Krings
Time for Revolution in Higher Education Funding has Come, Professors Say

July 20, 2015  New York Law School, Racial Justice Project, by Hazel Weiser
Advantaging the Advantaged Once Again

July 17, 2015 GoodCall, by Derek Johnson
Are Child Savings Accounts Our Way Out of the Student Debt Crisis?

July 16, 2015 Scholars Talk College Financing Reform by Graham Vyse at InsideSources
It’s Not a Financial Aid Package. It’s a Debt Package

July 16, 2015 National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, by Allie Bidwell
Panel Examines Long-Term Effects of Student Debt Crisis

July 2, 2015 Stanford, by Jane Hurst
New Concepts for College Debt

June 22, 2015 Time Magazine, by P.R. Lockhart
How to Break the Millennial Debt Spiral

June 15, 2015 NBC News, by Kelley Holland
The High Economic and Social Costs of Student Loan Debt

New Book Released

Today’s student loan system is in place because of a political compromise, and growing discontent with student debt may signal that this arrangement has run its course. While there are resources and organizations in place to help those struggling with debt, the time has come to consider a new direction for financial aid, William Elliott III and Melinda Lewis argue in “Student Debt: A Reference Handbook.”

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