College & Workforce Readiness Opinion

Do Boys Really Need College?

By Richard Whitmire — February 19, 2010 1 min read
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I say they do. Like it not, college is the new high school. Nearly all decent-paying jobs require some study after high school. And yet there are many out there who disagree, making the argument: Do we really need more degreed hamburger flippers?

This National Review writer takes exception to the recent piece I wrote for The Chronicle of Higher Education and argues that Obama is wrong to set higher college attainment as a goal.

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