As Debt Rises and Job Prospects Dim, Some Say It’s Time to Put a Warning Label on Graduate School

"The situation we face today is one of good news and bad news," said the council’s president, Debra W. Stewart. "The good news is that there is broad bipartisan agreement here in Washington and among elite stakeholders that educating people up to the highest level possible is necessary for America to be competitive and prosperous. There are very few people who say they don’t want their kids to go beyond college."
The issue going forward, Ms. Stewart said, is, “How are we going to find the money to do it?”

photo via flickr:CC | nerissa’s ring

As Debt Rises and Job Prospects Dim, Some Say It’s Time to Put a Warning Label on Graduate School

"The situation we face today is one of good news and bad news," said the council’s president, Debra W. Stewart. "The good news is that there is broad bipartisan agreement here in Washington and among elite stakeholders that educating people up to the highest level possible is necessary for America to be competitive and prosperous. There are very few people who say they don’t want their kids to go beyond college."

The issue going forward, Ms. Stewart said, is, “How are we going to find the money to do it?”

photo via flickr:CC | nerissa’s ring