Sloan, Skoll Foundations & Carnegie Support PBS NewsHour Exploratiopn of Future of Higher Education
On Tuesday nights beginning August 22 through September 19, 2017, the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff will air its annual special 5-part “Rethinking College” series. NewsHour Correspondent and Weekend Anchor Hari Sreenivasan traveled throughout the United States to profile five innovative programs designed to make college more affordable and provide non-traditional students the higher education they need to compete in the global marketplace.
Coverage of “Rethinking College” will carry over to NewsHour online, with original stories from NewsHour’s reporting team and partners at the Hechinger Report, American Public Media and Inside Higher Ed.
To dig into the student debt crisis, PBS NewsHour will host a Twitter chat on August 24 at 1 p.m. EDT with financial aid officers, policy experts and other key stakeholders. Use #NewsHourChats to join the conversation. . .