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Is There a Student-Debt Crisis? Some Misperceptions and Causes for Concern

Event Details

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
12-1:30 p.m.
Join WISCAPE for a conversation with Eric Grodsky, professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies, addressing common misperceptions about student debt.

Underpinning the free college movement in part is a shared belief that undergraduate educational debt has skyrocketed in recent years to levels that impose a substantial burden on individual and even societal prospects for prosperity. How did student debt change between the 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century?