I spent my entire primary and secondary education in Michigan’s public schools. Along with my time teaching first grade in Brooklyn, those years frame most of my thinking about education reform. As pre-K’s rising political profile has recently sparked new conversations about pre-K research, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about the Midwest’s approach to early education. After all, two of the research studies anyone cites in these discussions come from the Midwest: the […]
So with college costs, and college debt, growing more and more every year some pundits have started to wonder when college won’t be worth it anymore.
At long last, we’ve got an answer. In about 2086, if trends continue, the average cost of college will exceed the lifetime economic benefits of attending college.
According to a report from Hamilton Place Strategies, as Tyler Kingkade at the Huffington Post puts it:
In 2086, the group projects, "tuition would total approximately