Colleges Should Bear Some of the Risk on Student Loans, Senator Says

To make college more affordable, Congress should offer incentives to states to increase their spending on public education and require colleges to bear some of the risk when their students default, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a gathering of reporters here on Saturday.

In a speech at a conference of the Education Writers Association, Ms. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, suggested that Congress provide matching funds to states where policy makers "agree to provide better funding