Bob Hildreth in The Hill on Student Debt

Bob Hildreth in The Hill on Student Debt

Hildreth Institute founder Bob Hildreth recently published a series of articles in The Hill, making a comprehensive case for the reform of college financing and student debt. As the federal pause on student debt repayments, known as ‘ administrative forbearance,’...

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2021 LULAC Virtual Summit

2021 LULAC Virtual Summit

The Hildreth Institute is so proud to be a sponsor of the 2021 League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Virtual Summit. LULAC is the oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country and they have advocated for equal educational opportunities since...

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EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO STUDENT LOANS

EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO STUDENT LOANS

At Hildreth Institute, we are interested in innovative alternative programs to replace student loans. While proposals for tuition-free college and student debt cancellation must be part of the solution, for millions considering a higher education credential, the real...

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The Post-Pandemic Community College

The Post-Pandemic Community College

Community colleges have a crucial role in providing higher education to Americans. In fact, enrolling in community college is becoming more and more common. A study conducted by the College Board found that in 2014, nearly half, or 42%, of all undergraduate students...

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The Racialization of Student Debt

The Racialization of Student Debt

To quote MA state representative Ayanna Pressely, “You can’t be anti-racist if you’re anti student debt cancellation.”  Student debt has the unique distinction of being a product of the racial wealth gap, and a factor that contributes to this disparity.  In the midst...

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