Here is a question that interests me a lot: Are we pushing too many high school graduates into university/college education? Recently on Mercatornet Thomas C Reeves suggested that we are. The New York Times last week discussed the same question, and the Wall Street Journal implied it with an opinion piece on graduate unemployment. Is it just because of the economic downturn, or is there a long-term issue to address?
We’ve pressed alternatives to the brick-and-mortar model for years. Far better to gain an education without sinking deeply into debt that will take years to overcome. It’s great to see more and more mainstream sources coming around to this idea and promoting it. Read the rest of the piece here.