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With the rising tuition costs of colleges and universities, students are borrowing more and more money to finance their higher education, causing the current outstanding student loan debt to reach a historically high level of over 1 trillion dollars. Use the following sources to learn more about student debt and the political, legal, and social issues surrounding it.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Provides news and information services of interest to faculty, administrators and students in the field of higher education. Access to every news article and essay since 1989 and every daily web-only news story since May 1998.
Provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Full-text dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Covers current social issues. Includes viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.