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Narrowing the Partisan Divide

Mary Alice McCarthy was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on the partisan divide over parents' higher education aspirations for their children:

More than anything, the results show that people need time to do calculations for a cost-benefit analysis, said Mary Alice McCarthy, director of the Center on Education and Skills at New America.

“People have a hard time doing math on the phone,” she said. “I wouldn’t read too much into the results.”