People Need Skills; College Degrees Aren't the Same Thing

George Leef

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  • August 02, 2010

Blogging at Harvard Business Review, Michael Schrage makes a strong case that higher education has been oversold. What people need to succeed are skills and college is neither necessary nor sufficient for that. He calls higher education "a misleading-to-malignant proxy for economic productivity or performance." Very well put.

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