Here are some recent news items related to economic inequality and higher education:
- Today, legislators in 10 states will introduce bills to create options for debt-free higher education.
- A larger number of college students than many of us may know are hungry and homeless. Click here to read the article in The New York Times and click here to read the article in Inside Higher Ed.
- The New York Times also reported on meal plan cost increases and contract rules that can end up with students losing money at the end of each semester.