Is college a scam? Read a fascinating thread about why people think so. Also, a new book examines the impact of student debt on families.
We took ourselves back to school on our Back-To-School Road Trip from Minneapolis to New Orleans. Here’s what we learned, who we met, and some bonus travel tips.
A parade down the streets of Oxford, Miss., celebrated one man — and how he symbolized the best of the Velvet Ditch.
School never worked out for Harry McChesney, but being an apprentice gave him a skill that he can now teach to others.
Eddie Tanner is going to college — but first he needs to buy a car to get there.
“I don’t want to just get by and be sad all day,” says Sofia Salazar Brown.
Dave McCaddon works at Illinois State University. He never went to college himself. Never even considered it.
A pastor says colleges could be showing more community leadership.
Jack Bruening wants to tell Americans about their history.
We’re on the road. Our first stops are in Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois, where we’re talking with people about the role of college in their lives and neighborhoods.