PBS NewsHour

Group wants to turn student borrowers into activists

Clip: 08/22/2014 | 7m 27s

Through the recession, college tuition skyrocketed at public universities to make up for flagging state funding. Some students who borrowed to keep up with rising costs face crushing debt repayments. Hari Sreenivasan travelled to Wisconsin to report on one group hoping to turn the state’s student borrowers into a powerful voting bloc.

Aired: 08/22/14

Rating: NR

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