Aug. 15, 2017
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.”