Sunday, November 19, 2023

how higher education became a cargo cult - by el gato malo

your plumber owns his home and a boat.

your electrician has a vacation house and a ford raptor.

their job security is outstanding.

they did it without risk or huge capital outlay.

it’s time to re-assess the “need” for half of america to go to college as a vital path to the middle class.

for some, sure, it’s a great plan, always was.

but for many, this is not a sail, it’s an anchor.

it’s just cargo cult baggage.

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