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Give Our Kids a Break: How Three-Year Degrees Can Cut the Cost of College

The American higher education system is the finest in the world. Our universities and colleges are unmatched, and we have more highly rated schools than…

Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?

Young Americans – the 80 million Americans age 16-34 – have had a rough recession and an almost non-existent recovery. This is reinforced by the…

Student Debt: The FAQs on Pay As You Earn (PAYE)

In August 2013, President Obama announced a major drive to increase enrollment in “Pay As You Earn” (PAYE), a federal student loan repayment option based…

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Press Release: Osborne to Lead PPI Project on Reinventing America’s Schools

For Immediate Release January 21, 2015 OSBORNE TO LEAD PPI PROJECT ON REINVENTING AMERICA’S SCHOOLS WASHINGTON, D.C.—David Osborne, co-author of Reinventing Government and other highly…

Washington Post: To improve schools, let teachers run them

Walk through a typical public school, and you see students, sitting in rows of identical desks, listening to teachers talk. Unless the teacher is particularly…

The Hill: For free community college, completion is key

President Obama’s proposal for free community college is an ambitious effort to address critical gaps in America’s post-secondary education and career training systems. However, it…

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Earnings for Young Americans: Which City Tops the List?

For young Americans, Washington, D.C. may have more to offer than government jobs and free museums.  It may also provide more opportunities to get a…

Surprising New Data on Young College Graduates

Despite falling unemployment and a recovering labor market, young college graduates continue to struggle in today’s economy. Analysis of new data reveals the real wages…

MarketWatch: Is three-year college an idea whose time has come?

PPI Senior Fellow Paul Weinstein talks with MarketWatch’s Adrienne Mitchell on how switching to three-year programs will help solve the college-debt crisis. Read PPI’s latest…

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Jobs and Wages for Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?
National Press Club, Washington DC
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27
Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC
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19