Witnesses testified about college costs and debt, including proposals to increase need-based aid to college students, help student borrowers better manage their debt, reform federal student loan programs, and address rising college tuition costs.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Sandy Baum Senior Policy Analyst College Board
- Tamara Draut Director Demos->Economic Opportunity Program
- Jon H. Oberg Researcher (Former) Department of Education
- Suze Orman Host CNBC->Suze Orman Show
- Michael "Mike" B. Enzi U.S. Senator [R] Wyoming
- Johnny Isakson U.S. Senator [R] Georgia
- Edward "Ted" M. Kennedy U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
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