Almost everyone can agree that high school students should further there education. No matter if it is a university or community college. What if you could not afford to go to college because every year the college raises the tuition?
We all agree that tuition should be lowered so that it is affordable for students. Educators don't agree because it may cost a little decrease in pay or raises may come later than they should. This rise in tuition has caught the eyes of some lawmakers. US Representative Howard McKeon, R- Calif. Introduced the affordability in higher education act (Johnson). If this act is passed it would let the federal government to remove direct funding to institutions that increase tuition more that twice the inflation rate (Johnson).
What about students who cannot afford tuition with these increases? Rep. McKeon also stated "Our nation is grappling with a college cost crisis that is threatening to push higher educations out of reach for low and middle income student (Johnson). These increases are taking tolls on not only