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It's the poor who get short shrift on college subsidies
It's the poor who get short shrift on college subsidies

One could be forgiven for thinking that it's the middle class who have suffered most from America's failed higher-education policies, which saddled students with years of debt. Putative reformers invoke the plight of the middle class almost exclusively. President Obama's plan to link financial aid to certain college performance metrics is from a proposal called "A Better Bargain for the Middle Class." Likewise, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has proposed dropping interest rates for college loans to near zero, described student debt as an "emerging threat to the middle class." But more than the middle class, it is the poor who truly have something to...

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