Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell is Senior Director and Counselor, Equity and Inclusion at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He leads the organization’s efforts to advance racial equity and inclusion in its policy analysis, internal operations, and work with external partners.

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 The overall cost of college is rising at an untenable clip when including other costs that many students incur, such as housing, food, transportation, books and other supplies, and child care. (Photo: Benjamin Esham/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, October 24, 2019
State Higher Education Cuts Pushed Costs to Students, Worsened Inequality
Deep state higher education funding cuts over the last decade helped drive rapid, significant tuition increases and pushed more of college costs to students, making it harder for them to enroll and graduate, as we explain in our new report . The cuts also worsened racial and class inequality, since...
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