Originally posted on Faktensucher:
This is exactly what I demand since months reporting facts from prisons:
Prison, Drug War Spending Rockets While Higher Education Funding Declines
In 2012, both corrections spending and student debt hit $1 trillion milestones, leading higher education advocates to wonder how prison costs soak up education allocations, thus hurting the economy and limiting low income students’ access to campuses.
So far, President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney agreed on extending a low interest rate on federally subsidized student loans but have largely considered the increasing cost of college a state issue.
While campaigning, Obama likes to point out…
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