The Real Cost of Learning: What is it Worth to You?
By Richard K. Noots

As someone who has taken advantage of the student loan system, I have to ask the question: What is the price of learning? Some people think student loans are a trap, meant to keep people in the same credit circle that afflicts most Americans. Others tend to view student loans as an escape from their lifestyle, such as the man interviewed above. What about you? Does the education of our populace effect the growth of our society? If so, should we charge for it?