Â I am graduating this semester from UW-Madison. Since I was a Freshman I've seen tuition go through record increases while financial aid decreased. This made it extremely hard for me to come up with the money for tuition and three semesters ended up going on credit cards with extremely high interest rates. The decrease in financial aid coupled with the massive increases in tuition was also a major factor contributing to my degree taking five years to complete.
As you are well aware this is not a Wisconsin problem alone. These tuition increases have been occurring in nearly every state in recent years.
Stop the raid on education! Keep education affordable for the middle and lower classes! Ensure that America has a future!