Tracing The Roots Of The Student Debt Crisis
By one estimate, Americans owe nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt; another says the average student owes more than $30,000.
This problem has been percolating for a while, but how did we get here?
For some perspective, we turn to Thomas Adam. He's a professor of Transnational History at the University of Texas at Arlington who’s written about this.