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Scott Hodge: How Government Skyrockets College Costs

July 28, 2014

Tax credits for higher education disproportionately benefit higher income families, have failed to stop the increase in student loan debt, and contribute to the rising cost of college tuition, says a new report from the Tax Foundation. Joining the podcast to discuss this report is its coauthor, Scott Hodge. Hodge is also president of the Tax Foundation. He explains how, in trying to help families pay for college, government has instead made college astronomically expensive.