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The Do-You-Need-College Debate

By Richard Whitmire — May 10, 2011 1 min read

The Hechinger Report offers links to recent reporting, most of it weighing against the need for college. I see nothing that changes my position that college is the new high school. Students need some kind of post-secondary education to compete. A better way to frame the debate would be: Who actually needs a four-year degree?

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