Affordable Education Is Critical to Promising Future

The issues facing America’s colleges and its college students have rightfully been getting plenty of attention this presidential election campaign.

After all, education is key in attaining financial health. Time and again, financial success has been linked with schooling, whether it occurs in a trade school, community college or four-year university.

The average annual income gap between college-educated workers and those without diplomas has grown to more than $30,000 — not a small sum for individuals, their families and the communities that depend on their consumerism and tax revenue to drive the local economy.

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