Newsweek Feature Stories/Two Numbers: The Cost of Higher Education


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As part of our partnership with Newsweek magazine, 92Y American Conversation brings you interviews with the reporters behind Newsweek’s top stories.

Anna Bernasek writes Newsweek’s Two Numbers column and this week, she compares what an average household spent on higher eduction in 1969 to what one spends today.  What do these two numbers tell us about what Bernasek calls an “unstoppable, relentless rise in the cost of college”?

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