■Class discussion: What is the average annual cost of college tuition in the United States? How has it changed in the last generation? How much do Americans owe in student loan debt? Why have tuitions risen? What would it cost to offer free tuition and cancel student loan debt in the United States? How could we pay for it? What nations have free college tuition? How do they pay for it? How would better educated workers affect the economy? How did free tuition for World War II veterans impact the U.S. economy?
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