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How Congress Can Fix Student Debt

by Beth Akers and Matthew M. Chingos, The Fiscal Times

Higher education reform will be front and center in 2017, as historic levels of public concern about rising college tuition and student debt levels pressure Congress to turn to the overdue reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

This wide-ranging federal law covers everything from student loans to Pell grants for low-income students to the transparency of consumer information on college prices.

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