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Published: Monday, Jan. 14 2013 7:15 a.m. MST

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procuradorfiscal
Tooele, UT

Re: "Students and families are becoming more skeptical of the value of a high-priced college education . . . ."

High time!

Hidebound "higher-ed" institutions have deteriorated into posh playgrounds for an indolent leftist elite, curiously committed to destroying the capitalist system that finances their 1% lifestyle. They cater, primarily to callow, uncurious, government-funded acolytes, often lured more by love of a drug-dimmed, radical-student lifestyle, than of learning. This leaves serious students on their own, to learn those skills necessary for success in the workplace somewhere else -- often, in the workplace.

Sadly, real education occurs more as a by-product, than as a preparation for the workplace. And, it occurs more often in much lower-cost community colleges and for-profit institutions than in high-cost, tax-funded, "top-tier" universities.

Mark B
Eureka, CA

This article must have hit a raw nerve for proc. "..posh playgrounds for an indolent leftist elite"? I wonder what he'd say about high school grads we always hear about whose home is mom's basement and whose occupation is video game tester? I guess in proc's world you can rip both sides at once, then jump on parents for "overindulgence".

worf
Mcallen, TX

Expect more students coming from other countries to fill the gap.

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