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What’s REALLY behind the high cost of college?
Massive student loan debt is a symptom. The real problem is the ballooning cost of college beyond what most people can pay, and beyond what many see as reasonable. Colleges have billions of dollars in endowments (savings investments), their executive ranks are growing, and their real estate portfolios expanding. Yet many are relying more heavily on cheaper adjunct professors and grad students to teach, and are increasing their portfolio of stunning hidden fees. It’s so bad that some students are turning to paid sex to make ends meet. A surprising story you won’t see anywhere else Sunday on Full Measure.
That’s student debt–there’s also a serious problem with the nation’s debt, which grew to record levels under President Obama. Will President Trump’s plans put the U.S. farther under water, or pull us out?
We’ll also hear from President Obama’s one-time ambassador to Syria, who quit in protest of the administration’s policies. He’ll weigh in on what’s happening there today, break down our role, and tell us whether he thinks a U.S. partnership with Russia to fight the Islamic Extremist terrorist group ISIS in Syria is feasible.
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2008 December: President Obama nominates Hillary Clinton for secretary of state. 2009 Jan. 13: Reports say the clintonemail.com domain was established. Jan. 21: Senate confirms Clinton as secretary of state. March 18: Clinton will later name this as the date she began using a private server for government business. 2012 Sept. 11: Islamic extremists launch […]