KQED asked students this question: Given the rising costs of a public college education in California and in many other parts of the country, do you think it’s still worth it to pursue a college degree? Why or why not? You can read more about the rising costs of college fees in the Do Now entitled, […]
Featured Media Resource: Interactive Map (KQED News/The Lowdown) KQED News maps out the undergraduate annual in-state tuition and living fees of 23 California State University and 9 UC campuses. Use the interactive map below to compare the total estimated annual on-campus and off-campus costs. Do Now Given the rising costs of a public college […]
Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?
Is college still worth the cost? Last week, students across the nation debated the benefits of going to college, particularly based on the current economy in our #DoNowCollege post. We asked students Given how much college costs, how much debt most students have after graduation, and how hard it is to get a good job in this economy, is college really worth it?
In 2013, nearly 20 million students in the United States were enrolled in colleges and universities, more than any other time in the country’s history. Compare that to sixty years ago, when higher education enrollment rates were still under 3 million.