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Once Again, Higher Ed Oversold in Britain

Every so often I come across something published in Britain indicating that the mania for college credentials there is having the same effect as here. Consider this piece in the Independent.

I love the headline: “Isn’t it daft for the Government to push people into university, and then have to set up special job schemes for them?”

Yes, it is.

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


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