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What's a college degree worth?

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What is college really worth?

A lot of people are asking that question — and it’s the cover story of this month’s Utne Reader magazine.

My older son is 30, and my younger is 17. I’m hoping my two sons escape from the consequences of graduating into this terrible economy, which is going to dampen the value of not only a college degree, but of all those graduate degrees parents are paying for (and students are borrowing on) for decades to come.

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