July 9, 2013 – Segment 1
We begin with a discussion on the interest rates on student loans, which doubled last week after Congress left for the summer without voting to extend low rates on federally-subsidized Stafford loans. Our guests are:
- Matthew M. Chingos, a fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center on Education Policy;
- Ivory Toldson, associate professor of Counseling Psychology at Howard University and Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Negro Education;
- Roni Ellington, associate professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University;
- and Stephen Stromberg, columnist for the Washington Post.