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November 26, 2019 //

Young Americans’ Views on the Value of Higher Education

Author: Kelly Greene

Check out the new study on Young Americans’ Views on the Value of Higher Education.

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This AP-NORC Center survey of Americans age 13-29 conducted using TrueNorth® explores how young people view the costs and benefits of pursuing higher education and the role their parents play in the process.


​Although most young Americans ages 13-29 believe in the value and impact of higher education, nearly half say a high school diploma prepares people well for success in today’s economy, according to a new study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. A majority of young people also express concern about the affordability of higher education and must take on debt to finance it. Over three-quarters believe the problem of higher education affordability is extremely or very serious, and a majority on both sides of the aisle support forgiving student loan debt for less affluent Americans.

READ MORE – http://www.apnorc.org/projects/Pages/Young-Americans’-Views-on-the-Value-of-Higher-Education.aspx

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