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Joni Finney: College Affordability Diagnosis

Finney explains how opportunity is often shaped by geography, and what state policymakers can do to make college affordable.


 
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
For Needy Students, Geography Can Be Destiny

The Hechinger Report
OPINION: How does this college provide full scholarships for its entire student body without tuition or federal funding?

Trib Live
Pennsylvanians envious of N.Y.'s free college tuition

Honolulu Civil Beat
Bills For Free UH Tuition Clear First House Committee

WITF
College Affordability In Pennsylvania

LinkedIn
Why You Should Care About Community College Affordability (But Why You Probably Don't)

PBS NewsHour
Nationwide, state budget cuts disproportionately hit low-income, minority college students

MarketWatch
Why Even Community College Is Now Out of Reach for Many Students

The Loquitur
A call to action: How to address the college affordability crisis

AP
Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

Newsworks
With bipartisan support, two Pa. lawmakers hope to freeze tuition at state system colleges

Culture Cheat Sheet
7 States Where Too Many People Can’t Afford to Go to College

The Hechinger Report
The new North-South divide: public higher education

Goodcall
Most Full-Time Students Can’t Work to Pay for College Anymore, Says Study on Affordability

Norwich Bulletin
College prep: Out of reach? New study compares college costs, average income by state

Philly.com
Clinton, Sanders keep college costs in national spotlight

The New York Times
Some Predict Tuition Increases Under Hillary Clinton’s College Plan

The New York Times
How Mrs. Clinton Would Pay Tuition Bills

The Westerly Sun
Study: Connecticut ranks 21st in college affordability

New York Times
[VIDEO] On the Agenda: The Next President's Education Policy

New York Times
Sallie Mae Now Offers Education Loans to Parents

New York Times
Face the Issues. Find the Solutions

PBS NewsHour
Affordable options for college students are disappearing fast

Washington Post
Maryland colleges rank among the most affordable in the country, but that’s changing

The Hechinger Report
Report: Last affordable options for college students are fast disappearing

Times Tribune
College Savings Plan Provides Solid Returns

 Inside Higher Ed
Fading Affordability

EWA
In college affordability, 36 states get an F

Lumina Foundation
2016 College Affordability Diagnosis

NASPA
Notes & Coffee: May 9-13 College Affordability Diagnosis presents sobering picture of higher ed

US News and World Report Education
5 Ways to Pay for Community College

 Association for Institutional Research
IR in the Know: College Affordability Diagnosis National Report

WHYY-Philadelphia Radio Times
A conversation on college readiness and affordability

Christian Science Monitor
As college prices soar, poorest students fall further behind

Penn Live
Nearly dead last: Pa. ranked 49th in college affordability study

Tennessean
Tennessee ranks 34th in college affordability

Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee ranks 34th in college affordability, study says 

Knoxville News Sentinel
Report: Tennessee 34th when it comes to college affordability

Detroit News
Michigan 15th in college affordability, study says

Cleveland.com
Ohio among least affordable states for college, report says 

Terra
Diagnóstico: los costos de la universidad han superado la capacidad de pago de las familias

Red Alert Politics
College affordability has declined in 45 states: Federal aid to blame 

Radio Iowa
Study ranks Iowa 28th for college affordability 

Stamford Advocate
Study: sticker shock for four-year degrees in Connecticut

Arizona Public Media
College in Arizona Is Eighth Most Affordable in Nation 

Columbus Dispatch
Ohio ranks No. 45 in college affordability 

Toledo Blade
Ohio ranks near bottom in college affordability 

Darian News
Study: sticker shock for four-year degrees in Connecticut 

WKSU Radio
Ohio’s college costs are month the highest in the country

Idea Stream
Colleges in Ohio Among Least Affordable, Study Finds

Orlando Sentinel
Florida ranks 30th in college affordability, new study shows 

KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Report: Iowa ranked 28th in college affordability 

WPRI-TV Providence, RI
Study: RI among least affordable states for college 

Science Blog
College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report= 

Com Unik
Study Warns Pennsylvania Ranks 49 out of 50 in College Affordability 

Hawai’i Free Press
Report: Hawaii Among Best in College Affordability 

The Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Vt. Ranks 46th in college affordability 

The Vermont Political Observer Blog
How NOT to attract young people to Vermont 

The Pitt News
In college affordability, 36 states get an F 

Stanford: The College Puzzle blog (From Hechinger Report)
Report: Last affordable options for college students are fast disappearing

CantonRep.com
Ohio ranks NO. 45 in college affordability

Seattle Times
Washington vs. Massachusetts: How college affordability compares 

App.com
#ONENATION: Crippling college debt impacts lives at Shore

Sonoma Index-Tribune
Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup May 17

The Gazette
Colorado ranks 31st in nation in college affordability

ColoradoSprings.com
Colorado ranks 31st in nation in college affordability

The Ray Richardson Show (Radio)
Maine Ranks in Bottom 10 for National College Affordability

Michigan Community College Association
Michigan is one of only 12 states where students can work their way through a public two-year institution while working 20 hours or less per week

Mansfield NewsJournal
Ohio among worst in college affordability

CantonRep.com
Ohio ranks No. 45 in college affordability

TulsaWorld E-Edition
Regents eye college affordability in state

NewsOK.com
Schools, students expect tuition hikes

newswworks (WHYY public radio)
College in Pa. beyond reach of most low- and middle-income families

LancasterOnline
Students shouldn't have to suffer from rising higher education costs

Hanna 92.3
College Affordability…Where Does Pennsylvania Rank?

LancasterOnline
Report: Pa. second-worst in nation for college affordability

Bill Penn
College in Pennsylvania goes ‘from expensive to unaffordable,’ study says

WPRT.com
Study: RI among least affordable states for college (On-line)

The Commercial Appeal
Tennessee ranks 34th in college affordability, study says 

EducationDIVE
College Affordability Diagnosis presents sobering picture of higher ed

TakePart
When It Comes to College Costs, Middle-Class Kids Are Still Screwed

Business Insider
College prices are skyrocketing while the poorest students slip further behind 

Vanderbilt University Research News
College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report

MORNINGSTAR
Diagnosis: College Costs Pushed Beyond Families’ Ability to Pay

Junction Education
Education Dive: College Affordability Diagnosis Presents Sobering Picture of Higher Ed

NashvillePost
Vanderbilt announces updates

e-Learning Feeds
Education Dive: College Affordability Diagnosis presents sobering picture of higher ed

Real Clear Education
Interventions That Can Close College-Attainment Gap

Curmudgucation
Affordable College Going, Going

GoodCall Education News
Most Full-Time Students Can’t Work to Pay for College Anymore, Says Study on Affordability

Online Learning Update
College Affordability Diagnosis presents sobering picture of higher ed

High School Counselor Week
College Affordability Diagnosis presents sobering picture of higher ed (Ed Dive)