(Press Advisory):

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report today examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt.

In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts of student loan debt; factors driving increases in tuition costs contributing to this debt; reasons students have remained willing to incur these debts; and potential ways to slow the growth of higher education costs. The Comptroller also makes recommendations for the Texas Legislature to improve transparency in this area. CONTINUE READING HERE