Education, the Recession, and a Bailout

LectureThroughout the nation, universities and school systems are coping with the effects of the recession. Budget cuts are affecting course offerings as faculty positions are trimmed and adjunct positions virtually eliminated. In some cases, raising tuition to cover budget shortfalls has created problems for students already in a program that must now decide whether they can continue to afford college.

Effect of the Recession on Higher Education

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