A Commitment Worth Making?: What is a College Degree Really Worth? - May 4, 2011

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May 4, 2011
Wednesday
A Commitment Worth Making?: What is a College Degree Really Worth?
More and more high school students and their families are beginning to question the long-held belief that a college degree is always worth the cost of admission. Faced with today’s stagnant economy, a weak job market and every-rising tuition costs, they are asking, ‘What is a college degree really worth?’ On Wednesday's Hearsay we try to answer that question and take a look at some of the tough choices families are making about their childs’ education.

Scheduled Guests:
Beckie Supiano
- Staff Reporter, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Sandy Baum - Professor of Economics Emerita, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY and an independent policy analyst for the College Board

Links:
www.chronicle.com
www.advocacy.collegeboard.org

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