Judging from the material I’ve received this morning, today seems to be the big Let’s-Question-the-Value-of-College Day. (And it’ll keep popping up. Always does.) The main event here at MPR is at noon: Midday’s broadcast of the Intelligence Squared structured debate: Too many kids go to college. Guests Henry Bienen: President Emeritus, Northwestern University Charles Murray: Read more

I’ll be live-blogging this conversation on MPR’s Midmorning show with Kerri Miller tomorrow at 9 a.m. There should be a higher-education-and-training component in there, so please follow along — and feel free to comment. I think it’ll be a good conversation. Here’s the program intro: Educators, employers and economists say it all the time: American Read more