College Tuition Affordability

The subcommittee held a hearing on the rising costs of higher education and potential ways to reduce tuition and fees. Representatives… read more

The subcommittee held a hearing on the rising costs of higher education and potential ways to reduce tuition and fees. Representatives Virginia Foxx, the subcommittee chair, and Ruben Hinojosa, the ranking member, spoke about some of the causes of tuition increases and the problem of increased student loan debt. Witnesses testified about potential ways for colleges to cut costs, including reforming employee benefits, helping students graduate early, and using lower-cost methods of heating and cooling buildings. close

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College Tuition Affordability

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Program ID:
302928-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2011

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  • Nov 30, 2011 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 01, 2011 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 01, 2011 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 01, 2011 | 4:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 04, 2011 | 1:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 20, 2011 | 10:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
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