Value of College Degree

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Are young Americans who don’t go to college “penalizing” themselves?

Apr 21, 2014 by George Leef |

College degrees aren't becoming more valuable, but their glut is confining those who don't have them to a shrinking, low-pay sector of the labor market.

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Educators vs. Employers

Feb 26, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

A new Gallup survey shows a wide gap between the perspectives of business leaders and higher-education leaders on how prepared today's college graduates are for the work force.

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Celebrating 2013 in Education

Jan 02, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In another top 10 list, Peter Wood remembers people who did something original, creative, noteworthy, or surprising in 2013.

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One New College That’s Praiseworthy

Dec 27, 2013 by George Leef |

UMR is a no-nonsense institution where the students want to learn and the professors want to teach them.

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Michelle Obama: “Get Thee to College”

Dec 03, 2013 by Peter Wood |

In a striking policy shift, First Lady Michelle Obama is now pushing for more college graduates in the U.S. Peter Wood explains why this idea is misconceived.

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The College Board’s Irresponsible Cheerleading

Nov 26, 2013 by George Leef |

The new "Education Pays" report inflates the benefits of going to college, even as the college bubble begins to collapse. 

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Desperate Attempt at Keeping the College Bubble Inflated

Nov 20, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that the messages in the College Board's 2013 report "College Pays" don't fit well with the evidence that large numbers of students are rethinking the value of a college degree.

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Restoring a More Productive College Curriculum

Nov 01, 2013 by Chuck Stetson |

Chuck Stetson outlines a plan for preparing college students for success in work and in life.

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Our two bubbles: housing and college

Oct 23, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef writes that the housing bubble and the college bubble both stemmed from an entitlement mentality fueled by government programs.

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The Daily Show on Going to College

May 10, 2013 by Jason Fertig |

There's more than one way to scare kids straight. 

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An Embarrassing Portrait of a State Flagship University

May 01, 2013 by George Leef |

Paying for the Party confirms many of your worst fears about big state universities.

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What if the Best College for You is UnCollege?

Apr 24, 2013 by George Leef |

Dale Stephens answers ten questions about his new book Hacking Your Education.

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It’s Almost As If We’d Remained British

Apr 02, 2013 by George Leef |

In Britain too an obscenely large number of young people with a university education will not be able to find a job that matches their expectations.

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More of That Silly “We’ve Gotta Put More People Through College”…

Feb 06, 2013 by George Leef |

Leef and Jenna Robinson take a critical look at the SHEEO study and find that its conclusions do not logically follow from its premises.

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Elite Colleges and the Coming Apart of America

Sep 12, 2012 by George Leef |

Charles Murray's new book argues that our elite colleges and universities are partially responsible for what he sees as America's unraveling. Is this true?

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