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Is higher education America's next financial bubble?
April 15, 2012
Congress not only facilitated the growth of student debt but made it impossible for students to free themselves from excessive student debt through mechanisms like bankruptcy. This debt is here to stay. If college degrees were the tremendous economic assets that they were 30 or 40 years ago, then this would be less of an issue. However, now the value of associate's through doctoral degrees have limited economic value to many students; this complicates the indebtedness crisis.