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Research and Required Reading

Table of Contents

  1. Essential Reading
  2. About the NTE Student Movement
  3. About Students in America
  4. Low-Income Students
  5. Tuition Outpacing Inflation
  6. Tuition Increases
  7. Increases in Fees
  8. Decreases in Grants
  9. Loans Replacing Grants
  10. Direct Loan vs. Guaranteed Loans
  11. Loan Consolidation
  12. U.S. Treasury Taxing Department of Education
  13. Federal Financial Aid
  14. State Financial Aid
  15. Decreases in State Aid
  16. Lenders
  17. Schools as Lenders
  18. Public Institutions
  19. Private Colleges and Universities
  20. Reductions in Enrollment by Race
  21. Tuition Caps
  22. Degree/Credit Inflation

Essential Reading

  1. Barnett, M., B. Julian, et al. "Big Money on Campus: How Taxpayers are Getting Scammed by Student Loans," U.S. News and World Report, 27 October 2003: 30-40.
  2. Shireman, R. "What School Loan Scandal?" New York Times, 14 June 2004.
  3. Petri, S. T. "Putting Students First," New York Times, 14 June 2004.
  4. McPherson, M. S. and M. O. Schapiro. The Student Aid Game: Meeting Need and Rewarding Talent in American Higher Education, (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998).
  5. Kvaal, James and Robert Shireman. Money For Nothing: Skyrocketing Waste of Tax Dollars TICAS: The Institute for College Access and Success.
  6. King, Tracey and Ellynne Bannon. The Burden of Borrowing: A Report on the Rising Rates of Student Loan Debt The State PIRGs’ Higher Education Project, March 2002.
  7. NEW!
    College Cost Central - A Resource for Parents, Students & Taxpayers Fed Up With the High Cost of Higher Education Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives.
  8. NEW!
    Easy Money. How Congress Could Increase Federal Student Aid Funding at No Additional Cost to Taxpayers American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, State Public Interest Research Groups' High Education Project, U.S. Student Association. May 2005.

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