Sign the Petition
Dear 2016 Presidential Candidate:
Rising student debt has dramatically impacted opportunity for the most racially and economically diverse generation in American history. It was not always this way and it can be different—before state disinvestment in higher education, college was considered a public good.
To receive my vote in the general election, pledge to enact a debt-free college plan to address this crisis.
The last year that most students didn’t have to borrow to get a degree
Outstanding student loan debt today
The average debt held for a bachelor’s degree today
Support for Debt-Free College
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