PBS NewsHour

How U.S. higher education is 'tilted' toward the affluent

Clip: 09/13/2019 | 7m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

The college admissions scandal that engulfed several Hollywood figures this year has essentially delivered a public indictment of some elite institutions. It has also sparked a larger conversation about admissions, access and inequity throughout American higher education. Paul Tough has written a book about this very topic, titled “The Years that Matter Most,” and he joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 09/13/19

Rating: NR

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