Rat Creek wrote:I agree Slack Tide. And it will only get worse. The current administration has an obsession with College and Career ready, but when I attend these meetings, no one is talking about careers. it is 100% focused on sending kids to college.
A number of states are paying for all kids to take the ACT test which has one purpose, to gain entrance to college.
Education is one of the great liberators, but it is not just college. Show me a professionally trained plumber, IT technician or beautician, an I will show you an self sufficient and successful American.
go get the bird wrote:If we were all surgeons, trash would pile up.
Indaswamp wrote:The paradigm of college is changing with the advent of online learning. There is a move afoot to accredit the student and not the institutions, when that happens, there will no longer be an incentive to attend most universities and a large number of them will simply fold and close down.