Help Students and Families Plan for College Costs (v. 3)

As you know, the cost of a higher education and the debt carried by recent graduates have skyrocketed over the past decade. The average published tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year colleges and universities increased by 66% beyond the rate of inflation between 2002-03 and 2012-13 academic years.

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Help Students and Families Plan for College Costs (v. 2)

As you know, the cost of a higher education and the debt carried by recent graduates have skyrocketed over the past decade. The average published tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year colleges and universities increased by 66% beyond the rate of inflation between 2002-03 and 2012-13 academic years. For private colleges the tuition and fees increased by 27% beyond the rate of inflation between 2002-03 and 2012-13. Since 1978, the cost of college tuition and fees is up 1,225 percent, compared to 634 percent for medical costs and a 279 percent increase in the consumer price index.

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Help Students and Families Plan for College Costs

As you know, the cost of a higher education and the debt carried by recent graduates have skyrocketed over the past decade. The average published tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year colleges and universities increased by 66% beyond the rate of inflation between 2002-03 and 2012-13 academic years. For private colleges the tuition and fees increased by 27% beyond the rate of inflation between 2002-03 and 2012-13. Since 1978, the cost of college tuition and fees is up 1,225 percent, compared to 634 percent for medical costs and a 279 percent increase in the consumer price index.

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Cosponsor the Catalyst Theory Restoration Act

When President Kennedy delivered his “Civil Rights Address” over 50 years ago he stated that “[t]he heart of the question is whether all Americans are to be afforded equal rights and equal opportunities; whether we are going to treat our fellow Americans
as we want to be treated.” In the decades since, we’ve expanded civil rights protections in multiple facets of American life. From prohibitions on racial segregation to protections for individuals with disabilities and most recently an expansion of marriage
rights for the LGBT community, we’ve made great strides in protecting all Americans.

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Cosponsor the Catalyst Theory Restoration Act

When President Kennedy delivered his “Civil Rights Address” over 50 years ago he stated that “[t]he heart of the question is whether all Americans are to be afforded equal rights and equal opportunities; whether we are going to treat our fellow Americans as we want to be treated.”

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