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Tuition inflation: a 21st Century crisis
Tuition inflation: a 21st Century crisis

To the editor: The escalating cost of education is the crisis of the 21st century. While Germany has tuition-free universities, our government is digging a bigger hole for current and future generations to climb out of while reaping profits from student loans, which in turn fuels the tuition inflation we have been witnessing over the last two decades. ("Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt," Op-Ed, Oct. 24) Since businesses are the biggest beneficiaries of our education system, it's time for them to step up to the plate. Certainly our tax dollars can be better spent on subsidizing education in fields in which we have a huge shortage. By providing...

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