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As Michigan college students start school, they face increasingly high tuition and an unprecedented level of student loan debt that stands to linger their whole lives. At the same time, Michigan’s state-funded financial aid hasn’t kept up with tuition costs and older students cannot get any state financial aid at all.
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From the First Tuesday newsletter Sign up for the newsletter and e-news Two days ago, my granddaughter was born, and she has already brought so much happiness to our family (well, the jury may still be out for her older brother). When I hold her in my arms, I can’t help but think of what the future holds for her. What kind of world awaits her? What will college cost in 18 years? What jobs will be available? Due to the nature of my work at the League, the joy of this occasion is also marked with an appreciation of the challenges that lie ahead—for... Read More
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