Location Affects Where You Go to School, Thanks to "Education Deserts"
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1099 , Segment 5
Episode: Common Ground, Bat Longevity, Thermostats and Gender
- Jun 24, 2019 10:00 pm
- 16:01 mins
Guest: Nicholas Hillman, PhD, Associate Professor of Educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison For a lot of teenagers, the main appeal of college is that it’s not home. Their parents probably feel the same way. However, about half of all college freshmen in America go to a school within 50 miles of home. Maybe they’re lucky enough to have a great school right in their backyard. Or, maybe finances and family responsibilities force them to stay close to home. And what if there’s not a school nearby?