Columnist Robert J. Samuelson recently argued in The Washington Post that educators and policymakers should stop encouraging every student to go to college.
Bachelor’s degrees aren’t for everybody. All people should have the opportunity to attend a four-year college, assuming they have the right qualifications. But the pervasive idea that one has [...]
This is not a shower basket.
Graduation season is upon us, which means a lot of high school students are looking forward to starting college in a few months. Many friends and relatives who are shopping for gifts for a high school graduate look for items that will be useful at college.
What with the ongoing economic downturn, rising economic equality in America and the continuing Occupy Wall Street protests, it should come as no surprise that lots of people in this country are angry at our country’s wealthiest – the “1 percent.”
I, too, could be angry at those who grew up in families that [...]