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The Right take on higher education.

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This letter in the August 4 Atlanta Journal-Constitution by a professor performs a good public service in highlighting the follies that are now so common in higher education, particularly in the humanities.

Growing up, I remember often hearing a public service announcement on TV:

“Parents, do you know where your children are?” These days, you could just call them on their cell phones. The question du jour is, “Parents, do you have any idea what your children are studying in college?”



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