Experts want to tackle college affordability by first defining “affordable,” which is harder than it sounds

Everyone knows it takes a lot to pay for college. But exactly how much? The lowest-earning families must spend about 60 percent of their family income to afford a four-year public college, and the average family about 17 percent, according to the National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis. That’s too much, most […]

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