It may seem counter-intuitive to suggest that too many students are going to college. It may seem elitist, discriminatory, foolish, or just ignorant. The truth, however, is that easy money and easy grades have made it far too, well, easy to get into college.
As was discussed in a previous piece, one can study just about anything at the university level, regardless of its utility thereafter.
The good news: Oklahoma schools are teaching phonics.
The bad news: It’s in college.
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2010 there were 20.3 million students enrolled in higher education, or 5.7% of the total population. It seems that year-over-year, decade-over-decade, the number of college and university enrollment is ever on the rise.
The word “sustainability,” like the words “diversity” and “multiculturalism,” has acquired totemic status on college campuses. Go to your favorite college website, look under “Offices & Services,” “Research,” “Education” “Campus” or any number of other categories and you may find more space
Dear Robert and Mary:
Dear Robert and Mary Bourgeois: