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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Free College Now, Pay Later

Most students who graduate college have tens of thousands of dollars in debt hanging over their heads, but the state of Oregon is developing a new system of paying for college -- attend now for free, then give the state a percentage of your income after graduation. Today on my America Weekend show, Portland State University professor Barbara Dudley, who helped develop the idea, explained how it works, how long the payments go on, and why it was easy to convince the legislature to try it. Listen, then click here to subscribe to these podcasts via iTunes!