by Tom Lindsay
Texas Public Policy Foundation
December 03, 2013
Policy Report
While Texas’ debate over public higher education’s cost and value has garnered a great deal of state press coverage in the last few years, this is far from a Texas issue alone. As the statistics below demonstrate, skyrocketing tuitions and student-loan debt, as well as poor student learning and administrative bloat, signal a deep, systemic crisis in higher education, both in Texas and nationally. This crisis will never be successfully addressed until and unless the myths listed below are identified as myths and rebutted.



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