Tag Archives: value of college degree

Graduating College is Highly Overrated

That’s the headline I propose for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to attract public attention to its most recent projection of job growth in the next decade.   Though a tendentious conclusion from the BLS study, such a headline could … Continue reading

Posted in Class and Education, Contributors, Issues, Jack Metzgar | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments

Should Working-Class People Go to College?

That sounds like an irreverent question.  It might even sound like I’m denigrating either working-class people or college.  So let me say this from the outset: I think higher education is important and valuable, and I am delighted that so … Continue reading

Posted in Class and Education, Contributors, Issues, Sherry Linkon | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments