Episode 98

The Cost of College

September 5, 2017
  • Education
  • Higher Education
  • Economic Security
  • Inequality & the Middle Class
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
James S. Riepe Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania

High costs are making college unaffordable, or even impossible, for many Americans. Professor Nicholas Hillman outlines why student loan debt has become such a major issue. Professor Laura Perna highlights a potential solution -- free tuition programs.

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