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.
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.
We’re not being very thoughtful about how we judge how much good a college is doing — for students or for society.
More than one in two public-college students go to college within 50 miles of home. What does that mean for rural America?
A reporting job covering colleges wasn’t something either of us set out to get. But we grew to care deeply about higher education.