CLEVELAND:  At a time when many American families are struggling with the cost of higher education—and questioning its value—a new report provides valuable insight into the Northeast Ohio higher education scene.  The first-ever study of the region’s higher education institutions (IHE’s) measures the collective impact of the 62 public and private colleges and universities that serve one-quarter of a million students in the region, concluding that collective costs are low, while collective value is high.