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NYT Sees Problem, Botches the Analysis

In a Pope Center piece, professor Gary Jason writes about a recent New York Times story in which the reporter correctly observes that many young college grads are employed in jobs that reasonably intelligent high-school kids could do (such as delivering documents), but fails to understand the underlying problem: America has badly oversold higher education.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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