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.
Shameem Clark Hubbard, a St. Louis alderwoman, often tells people she didn’t go to college but she wants them to.
Andrea Young was homeless for a while and dropped out of high school. Now she is studying to be an EMT.
“People are being indoctrinated,” Ann Dees says. The answer, she believes, it to teach people to stand their ground.
In St. Louis, I went to see a childhood home. Here’s who I found.
Elliott Lusk says he wishes society valued career paths that don’t run through a university.
For Anna Dybro, the decision about where to go to college is pretty straight forward.
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.