Both candidates say they want to pull us out of the recession and put people back to work – to create jobs. Jobs, jobs, jobs, the election seems to be about jobs.
President Obama is straightforward Read the rest of this entry »
Students are choosing where to go to college. A college education is expensive but too many graduates come out of college without a skill set. What do they need from higher education?
Some students go through specialized programs and learn specific skills they can use – engineering, accounting, pharmacy, for example, are all undergraduate majors. And college gives students an opportunity to figure out which field of endeavor they will be willing and able to do well. But the information conveyed in specific majors may be much less helpful for careers that are not in that field.
Students can obtain a core that would work in a wide expanse of positions available to college grads – many even in the arts. I’ll add a couple of comments on what would help for future lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s talk about some basics – the sources of American economic power.
Now what? Everything we achieved is out there. Read the rest of this entry »