States—not the feds—have the power to transform higher education

If we are going to fix higher education issues, state governments must be at the forefront of the work. The U.S. Constitution, and subsequent Supreme Court cases, have made it clear that education is a power reserved for states under the 10th Amendment. Federal financing was never meant to be the primary way to pay for higher education, but rather a means to bridge a cost gap for those from low-income families. Regardless of the outcome of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan, the current higher education finance system is broken.

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