Can higher education beat unemployment?

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  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 23, 2012 11:33 p.m.

    Unemployment doesn't seem to be a problem for people moving in from the Phillipines, China, and India.

    No child left behind, standardized testing, high funding, and accountability, just isn't cutting it.

  • John20000 Cedar Hills, UT
    Aug. 21, 2012 9:44 a.m.

    Although it is one of the safer bets that you can exchange a degree for a good job, the benefits of higher education rarely talked about are good reasons to pursue a degree. There are many experiences that can offer these benefits, not just a college education, but a college education is pretty good at expanding a student's personal philosophies and creativity. It also widens a student's network of relationships, teaches them how to live on their own, and in some cases lights a fire in students that becomes their life long pursuit in a particular field.