UT Promises Free College Tuition For Low-Income Students

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Jordan Clements | United States

UT Austin has announced it will be providing free college tuition for low-income students. 

The board unanimously passed a resolution to use $160 million of its endowments to expand their financial aid. School officials expect that should cover tuition for students whose family income is up to $65,000 a year. UT will also alleviate costs for students whose family income is up to $125,000. 

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Student Loans Are This Century’s Crisis

Nate Galt | United States

This country is facing a major economic crisis- 1.5 trillion dollars of unpaid student debt. The next generation of college graduates will have hundreds of billions of dollars in borrowed money, most of which they will never be able to repay. After home mortgages, student debt is the second-highest type of consumer debt, higher than credit card debt. With solutions to student loans being thrown around on the campaign trail, it’s time to talk about the future.

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