Education myths

George Leef director of research with the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in Raleigh, N. C. has once again made a logical case for the mostly emotional issue of higher education policy in these somewhat united States.

His recent article published in Forbes magazine gives us pause to think about this rather than to react with political fervor. Additional spending on higher education does not necessarily equate with economic benefits. In fact, an argument for the opposite premise could be made.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeleef/2014/01/06/more-college-does-not-begetmore-economic-prosperity/

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About R. E. Smith Jr.

Mr. Smith writes essays and commentary on politics, American history, environment, higher education and culture. He's been published in print media and at blog sites for about 25 years. Smith's formal education includes B.S. and M.S. degrees from the State University of New York and Syracuse University. He has earned a 21-credit hour Certificate in Professional Writing from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Training/work experience: NYS Ranger School; U. S. Army, Corp of Engineers; soil scientist and forester with USDA; Assoc. Professor at SUNY; real estate agent; small business owner.
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