12:00am

Tue July 16, 2013
Education

Today on Your Call: What is the value of a college degree?


  

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about job prospects for college graduates. During the past eight years, tuition and fees have increased 34% at four-year public institutions and outstanding student debt has surpassed the 1 trillion dollars mark. Is education an investment worth making? What are the benefits of getting a post secondary education? Join us at 10 am Pacific or post a comment here. What does a getting a college degree mean to you? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

 

Guests: 

Stephen Rose, research professor and senior economist at Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce

 

Andrew Gillen, research director at the Washington, D.C. think tank Education Sector

 

Resources:

 

Huffington Post: The Value of Education

NY Times: Saying No to College

Center on Education and the Workforce: The Undereducated American

Education Week: College Access

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