Archive Episode 52: Paying the Price
May 2, 2019
Wisconsin HOPE Lab
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren recently proposed a massive plan to eliminate most student debt and tuition at public colleges. But student debt is just one part of the larger problem of college affordability. Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab explains the impact of the high cost of college on students at public and community colleges, including hunger, homelessness, and debt without getting a degree, and offers concrete solutions.
For more on this topic
Read Goldrick-Rab’s SSN briefs on the costs of higher education
Check out her OpEds in The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Philadelphia Inquirer
Find her book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream.