Basic Black After the Broadcast: For-profit colleges... who wins, who loses?
June 14, 2013
After the broadcast, the panel turned the discussion towars the topic of for-profit colleges. Students of color are enrolling in for-profit colleges at a rate several times that of white students; many are foregoing the option of community college, even though it's a less expensive option. The resulting debt incurred by these students can be crippling. Why are for-profit colleges attracting students of color in such large numbers?
Callie Crossley, host, Under the Radar, 89.7 WGBH Radio
Kim McLarin, author, Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood, and Midlife
Phillip Martin, senior reporter, 89.7 WGBH News
Peniel Joseph, professor of history, Tufts University