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Some private schools in New York City now cost more than $50,000 a year. (Redd Angelo/Unsplash)MoreCloseclosemore
Some private schools in New York City now cost more than $50,000 a year. (Redd Angelo/Unsplash)

Some private schools in New York City now cost more than $50,000 a year, which is more than many people pay to send their kids to a private school for college.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson finds out why the cost of private school is so high — and whether the educational advantages are worth it — from Pearl Kane (@pearlkane), professor and director of the Klingenstein Center at Columbia University's Teachers College.

This segment aired on October 10, 2017.

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