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Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints series addresses a controversial social or political issue from opposing viewpoints.

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Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints series addresses a controversial social or political issue from opposing viewpoints.  The goal of this series is to promote a thorough understanding of an issue by exposing the reader to strong arguments, pro and con. 

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Pay It Forward

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The Oregon Legislature recently approved a bill that would allow students to attend its state colleges for free if they agree to repay the state about 3 percent of their future earnings over roughly 20 years. Washington State, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have shown interest in the “Pay It Forward” concept.

Is this a viable way to pay for a college education?

Room for Debate.  

  Source: New York Times, The Opinion Pages.  July 9, 2013

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