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By Robert Hornacek Friday, September 23rd 2016

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Be Smart About Education
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Featuring Solutions for Reducing College  Debt   

AT&T presents a $2,500 donation to support
We Are HOPE’s “Be Smart about Education” program. 

 Pictured L-R: (Seated) David VanDyke; Barb Maskell; and Tracey Suehring;
(Standing) Rep. Joel Kitchens; Julie Roberts of AT&T; Sandy Duckett; and Tara Dubois.

To obtain a copy of the "Be Smart About Education," workbook the cost is $25 plus shipping and handling for a paper version.  Save shipping by purchasing in person at our office at 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI. To inquire about the cost of  having an electronic version of the publication e-mailed to you,  please send your inquiry to:

Be Smart About Education (Beginnings and Progress)

We all know both education and training are necessary to be successful in today’s economy. Every industry depends on a highly trained staff, and the educational system plays an important role in developing the workforce to support business and industry. 

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The survey report measures the impact of college debt on the lives of individuals and families and how it is impacting their decision making. The intent of the survey was to gather insight and feedback from the end user, the student/graduate who invested in the education, and how the educational investment has/is paying off for them.

The Impact of College Debt
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We Are HOPE, Inc. conducted a college debt study in partnership with Matousek & Associates and sponsors Nicolet Bank and Humana.

The survey was conducted from February 20, 2015 through March 20, 2015.

Results of the survey were shared in a report at a News Conference at the Meyer Theatre on Monday, June 1, 2015.

The News Conference at the Meyer spurred more conversation and We Are HOPE, Inc. was invited to be a part of the Fox 11 News Town Hall:  The High Cost of Higher Education.

View the Webcast Here