Robert Shireman

Clinton campaign

Guest

Volunteer advisor to the Clinton Campaign on higher education; former Deputy Undersecretary at the US Department of Education (2009-2010); former President of the Institute for College Access and Success, a nonprofit advocacy group for disadvantaged students, and former Congressional appointee to the Federal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance

Robert Shireman on KCRW

With the presidential campaign now focused on personalities and family histories, how is a voter to know how either candidate might actually govern?

How will Clinton and Trump deal with college debt?

With the presidential campaign now focused on personalities and family histories, how is a voter to know how either candidate might actually govern?

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Across the country, public community colleges are inundated with applicants, but filled to capacity at a time when the public sector is cutting back.

Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Across the country, public community colleges are inundated with applicants, but filled to capacity at a time when the public sector is cutting back.

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Education Secretary Margaret Spelling heads to Capitol Hill tomorrow  to answer questions about student loans .  With tuitions rising toward $50,000 a year at top institutions, student…

The Growing Scandal in Student Loans

Education Secretary Margaret Spelling heads to Capitol Hill tomorrow to answer questions about student loans .  With tuitions rising toward $50,000 a year at top institutions, student…

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