Regional Affairs Council — Sept. 2012
(Graphic by Ed Fischer)
.Is a college education becoming too expensive for most Americans?
How are parents and students, saddled with hundreds of thousands of dollars
in education debt, coping?
KYW’s Paul Kurtz presents this four-part KYW Regional Affairs Council special report…
While the economy continues to sag, tuition costs continue to skyrocket, so an increasing number of students and parents are implementing cost-cutting strategies in order to keep up.
The debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.
“More and more students are taking on more and more debt, leaving themselves very vulnerable, especially today when we know unemployment is still a problem for young people,” says one expert.
The college cost crunch is cutting across all economic lines.