Should taxpayers support medical schools abroad?

Should American tax dollars support medical schools located outside the United States? In a recent academic year, students at three Caribbean medical schools received $470 million in federally-backed student loans. Janet Lorin, higher education reporter at Bloomberg, investigated this in the October issue of Bloomberg Markets Magazine. She joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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