College Students Aren't Working That Hard
The average college student spends only a small portion of the day focused on education-related activities. When lawmakers talk about forgiving student loan debt, the Heritage Foundation’s new report shows that taxpayers should be aware of how college students are spending their time and what would be financed by taxpayer dollars.
Lindsey Burke is the Will Skillman fellow in education policy at The Heritage Foundation. Jamie Bryan Hall is a senior policy analyst in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. Mary Clare Reim is a research associate in domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation.