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Should Skills Training Replace Higher Education?

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With $1.5 trillion in college debt weighing down the economic trajectories of young Americans, many high school students and their families are considering career pathways over traditional liberal arts education. 

In response to widespread criticism and shrinking enrollments, retired Indiana University professor George Kuh said, “privileging short-term job training over demanding educational experiences associated with high levels of intellectual, personal, and social development…is a bad idea for individuals, for the long-term vitality of the American economy, and for our democracy……………………….