Monday, May 1, 2017

In Trump's First 100 Days, Higher Ed Sees More Shadow Than Substance

The Chronicle of Higher Education
By Adam Harris
April 28, 2017

At an October campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, Donald Trump, then the Republican nominee for president, gave his most substantive speech on higher education policy.  He suggested a simplification of income-driven repayment plans for student-loan borrowers and railed against government regulations - a staple of his campaign.  Mr. Trump vowed that is he became president, he would "immediately take steps to drive down college costs by reducing the unnecessary costs of compliance with federal regulations so that colleges can pass on the savings to students in the form of lower tuition."
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Read the full article at The Chronicle of Higher Education's website here.


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