June 28, 2012

The Stafford Loan Crisis in Perspective

Last-minute Congressional action seems poised to stop interest rates on subsidized federal Stafford loans from doubling, but the furor over the deadline has obscured some of the underlying issues that plague higher education access and affordability. A recent Ednotes on the Issues from the Southern Legislative Conference recaps the Stafford Loan crisis and puts it in perspective against the overall higher education financing discussion. You can read the post here.