“We need to elevate career (counseling) to worldclass levels. We’ve really deemphasized career education. It’s a fundamental oversight. It’s not a call for radical reform; it’s just common sense. If a person of 14 really doesn’t know where to go, he’s not going to get there.”
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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.