by Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum

2015

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Is college worth it? Is this even the right question?" by Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum.

In the informational text “Is college worth it? Is this even the right question?” Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum discusses whether college graduates are being adequately prepared for adulthood.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?" and "Does money buy happiness?"

Ways to support your child: