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“One word explains the slide in college enrollment: Duh.”

“One word explains the slide in college enrollment: Duh.”

The headline in a Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial published here today truly says it all in one word. One word explains the slide in college enrollment: Duh. “The smart folks who oversee Virginia’s colleges and universities are flummoxed. For the life of them, they can’t figure out why recent enrollment isn’t higher,” the editorial said. “After all, Virginia high schools graduated…

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Bill DeSteph & Chap Peterson: “Virginia must do better on college affordability”

Bill DeSteph & Chap Peterson: “Virginia must do better on college affordability”

How often do you see bipartisan collaboration? When there’s an issue as important to Virginians as being able to afford the dream of a better future, people from both sides of the aisle come together. This week, Bill DeSteph, a Republican state senator from Virginia’s 8th District, and Chap Peterson, a Democrat state senator from Virginia’s 34th District, co-authored an editorial…

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Pain of College Debt Weighs Heavily On Virginians

Pain of College Debt Weighs Heavily On Virginians

Statewide survey reveals Virginians want elected officials to address unaffordable college tuition and its impact on the Virginia economy. RICHMOND, Va. – From forcing families to delay starting a family, to preventing recent graduates from purchasing a home and entrepreneurs from starting businesses to help spur the economy, the impact of college debt is felt far and wide across Virginia. Voters…

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