Higher Education: a Right or a Choice



As the student loan debate continues to heat up in Congress and among the 2012 Presidential candidates, one question remains… Does government have the requirement to provide higher education to its citizens, or is higher education a personal choice and responsibility? Is higher education in America a right, or is it a choice? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the two sides of the debate.


  • Frank Donoghue (Faculty Professor, English, The Ohio State University)
  • Sandy Baum (Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University)
  • Jane Shaw (President, John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy)

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