MPR’s Michael Caputo asks on Insight Now whether college is something for everyone or just a select few.
The feds are pushing for more college graduates. But some question the money spent on those who just end up dropping out — and raise the question of whether we’re pushing too many unmotivated, unprepared students toward college.
He’s got quick background info behind the question, so read up and chime in here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.