POSTED: Monday, April 23, 2012 - 6:25am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 9:10am
Large number of graduates either under or unemployed
Tyler — A weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.
Young adults with bachelor's degrees are increasingly scraping by in lower-wage jobs - waiter or waitress, bartender, retail clerk or receptionist, for example - and that's confounding their hopes a degree would pay off despite higher tuition and mounting student loans.
Are college diplomas over-rated and all too often pushed by public education? East Texans talk-back with our news partner: KTBB and host Garth Maier.