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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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Daily Record: The three-year bachelor’s degree?

In an article on education reform, The Daily Record discussed PPI Senior Fellow Paul Weinstein’s paper on three-year college degrees: What if the traditional four-year…

Houston Chronicle: Could student debt crisis cure be a 3-year degree?

PPI Senior Fellow Paul Weinstein’s new paper supporting three-year degree models was the subject of a Houston Chronicle article. Weinstein argues that “the four-year model…

Baltimore Fishbowl: What If College Lasted Three Years Instead of Four?

PPI Senior Fellow and Johns Hopkins University director Paul Weinstein was quoted by the Baltimore Fishbowl, discussing his new proposal for three-year bachelor degrees: “The…

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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…

The Great Squeeze Continues to Hit Young People

The latest jobs numbers, along with new research from the Federal Reserve and Brookings, reaffirms what I’ve been writing for some time: the Great Squeeze…

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