- Will Marshall, Paul Weinstein: Hillary Clinton proposed laudable plan to help students pay for college, but it doesn't rein in college costs
- Their suggestion? The three-year college degree. It would restructure curriculum, save thousands and boost completion rate
Will Marshall is the president of the Progressive Policy Institute. Paul Weinstein Jr. is director of the Public Management Program at Johns Hopkins University and a PPI Senior Fellow. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors.
(CNN)In rolling out an ambitious higher education plan this month, Hillary Clinton put a genuine national dilemma -- America's ballooning student debt crisis -- at the center of the 2016 debate. What a refreshing contrast to her Republican opponents.