Sen. Warner promotes higher education transparency bill

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While touring Piedmont Virginia Community College on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner pitched a bill aimed at making the total cost of higher education more transparent.

In front of a class, Warner touted the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act, which would increase public access to such data as the cost of attendance, graduate earnings and average debt. That information already is gathered by the government, he said.

Warner is a co-sponsor of Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden’s transparency bill. “This just seems so logical.”

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