Students Demand Tuition Reform on Monday's Access Utah
The amount of student debt across the country adds up to almost 1.3 trillion dollars. As a comparison, that is almost how much US currency is in circulation today. Last Thursday students across the country gathered on college campuses for the Million Student March, calling for free tuition at public universities, cancellation of all student debt, and implementation of a $15 minimum hourly wage for university employees.
Today on the program we speak with attendants of the protest held at the University of Utah, Ian Decker, organizer for the Revolutionary Student Union and Samuel Grenny, with Utah Millennials for Bernie. In the second half of the program we get an analytical response to these demands from Christopher Collard, Research Analyst for the Utah Foundation and Matthew Chingos, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute.