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Is The Student Loan Crisis Fact or Fiction?
- Released on Aug 12, 2016
There's a new book out about the student loan crisis, or what author Sandy Baum suggests is a "bogus crisis." Baum, a financial aid expert and senior fellow at the Urban Institute, claims it has been manufactured by the media in search of a spicy story and fueled by politicians pushing "debt free college" proposals.
We had a few questions for Baum about the book, Student Debt: Rhetoric and Realities of Higher Education.
To view the full article, visit http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/07/28/487032643/is-the-student-loan-crisis-fact-or-fiction