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The time has come for a Connecticut college credit bank

In this budget-challenged environment, college students in Connecticut are being particularly stressed. State subsidies are being cut. Reliance on student loans is increasing. All the while, those of us in higher education spend too much effort “rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.” It is time to find real solutions to systematic problems in higher education. We must revisit what we can — and what we should — do to support our students. And we must think big.