The percentage of college freshmen who say they will major in education has plummeted over the past decade.
Rising college costs have made higher education, once the most reliable ticket to the American Dream, out of reach for too many young people.
Over the past decade, states have reduced their investment in the public good, while the federal government has increased it.
As student debt nears $1.4 trillion in U.S., a Maryland educator explains the personal toll at a Howard University forum.
Education leaders discuss strategies on improving access for middle and lower income Americans.