ECONOMY -- February 26, 2010 at 4:26 PM ET
Paul Solman Moderates Debate on Higher Education and the Economy
On Friday evening, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman will moderate a Miller Center Debate on higher education and the economy. The panelists will debate whether the the U.S. workforce needs a dramatic increase in the number of college graduates in order for the United States to remain a leading economic power.
Paul is joined by Margaret Spellings, former secretary of education; Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund; George Leef, director of research at the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy; and Richard Vedder, director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.
You can watch a live webcast of the debate at 7 pm EST Friday. You can find also search the PBS broadcast schedule for air dates.