“Free” College in Oregon Comes with 20-Year Price Tag
By Elise Graff
As the cost of education balloons and student loan interest rates rise, lawmakers and students are considering creative school financing options.
The latest is an Oregon plan that would keep students at public colleges completely out of traditional loans. Once Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission works out the final details for the pilot program, students will be able to complete all of their college education without paying anything up front. The plan’s designers hope it will give students a way to go through college without being crushed by debt. READ MORE HERE