Is a College Degree Always a Good Idea?

May 17, 2018

5/17/18 – In arguing that college may no longer be worth it for many students, a Boston-based professor says many jobs don’t really require a college degree. So “why do employers demand a degree for jobs that don’t require them?” she asks. “Because they can.” In Issues, a longtime workforce scholar recently foreshadowed this assessment, and he proposed policy changes that would help provide everyone with “opportunities to learn and to advance in accord with their wishes and motivations without sacrificing already meager paychecks.”