Democratic, Republican candidates plan for college affordability, but views for reform are scattered.


college-affordabilityWith college tuition rising, student loan debt increasing, and more students than ever applying for financial aid, 2016 presidential candidates both Democratic and Republican are taking college affordability to the campaign trail.

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) has tracked the candidates’ stances on higher education issues over the last several months, as they have proposed their own plans to increase college access and affordability, while voters pepper town hall meetings and campaign events with questions about...

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