College & Career Issues

A 1-Minute Warmup Video

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Start your research on the Cost of College by taking one minute to view One World's Drew Anderson!  See his creative and engaging way of reminding us all that there are many sides to every issue. The goal is not just to win arguments, but to listen and learn from other people’s points of view too! Civil discourse matters. So, view Drew.

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One World Educatiom

What You Need to Know About College Tuition Costs

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This article shares facts and statistics about the cost of college, which might seem less expensive at state institutions, but argues that sticker prices can be deceiving.

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US News and World Report

Author:

Farran Powell and Emma Kerr

Published:

9/18/2019

The cost of college increased by more than 25% in the last 10 years—here’s why

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This article presents facts, data, and charts that track the trends of the growing cost of college.

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cnbc.com

Author:

Abigail Hess

Published:

12/13/2019

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think

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This article proposes free college and explores various ways that free college would be affordable based on federal vs. state budgets.

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The New York Times

Author:

David Deming

Published:

7/19/2019

Is College Worth The Cost?

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Peter O’Dowd speaks with CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger, host of “Jill on Money,” about the cost and value of college in this recording.

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NPR

Author:

Peter O’Dowd and Jill Schlesinger

Published:

3/18/2019

Cultural & Global Issues

The Case Against Free College Tuition

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This article argues against free college, citing potentially very negative economic growth implications from financing free college.

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Forbes.com

Author:

Richard Vedder

Published:

4/12/2018

There are consequences to making college free

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This article criticizes the free college approach to resolving the high college tuition rates.

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The Washington Post

Author:

Editorial Board

Published:

10/26/2019

College is more expensive than it’s ever been, and the 5 reasons why suggest it’s only going to get worse

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This article explores the reasons why college is expensive, including a surge in demand, an increase in financial aid, a lack of state funding, a need for more faculty members and money to pay them, and ballooning student services.

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Business Insider

Author:

Hillary Hoffower

Published:

6/26/2019

What’s the Deal with Free College?

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In a new Atlantic Argument video, Harris explains that while this is an intriguing idea, it is also a vague and sweeping one, and voters want policy specifics.

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YouTube

Author:

The Atlantic

Published:

2/26/2019