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Paul Tough on Inequality in Higher Education

Clip: 09/12/2019 | 16m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

American students today owe a staggering $1.5 trillion in loans – that’s $28,000 in debt for the average graduate. But is it worth it? In his new book, “The Years That Matter Most,” author Paul Tough reminds us that the university system is already tilted towards the wealthy. He sits down with Michel Martin to discuss how inequality has come to define higher education.

Aired: 09/12/19

Rating: NR

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