More Americans are attending college today than ever before. And that’s generally considered a good thing.

But skyrocketing college tuition at both public and private universities has left a growing number of graduates mired in debt and struggling to find good paying jobs. It’s a widening problem that’s received an

Source:: The Lowdown

Is College Worth It? An Illustrated Cost-Benefit Analysis 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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