Should a four-year college degree be the goal for every student in America?
Maybe not, says a recent report by Harvard University.
The report, “Pathways to Prosperity,” says the American education system places too much emphasis on attending and graduating from a four-year college, and should instead emphasize training for jobs that don't require a four-year degree.
Today on American Morning, T.J. Holmes asks Robert B. Schwartz, co-author, and academic dean, Harvard Graduate School of Education, his response to critics who say all students deserve the dream of going to college. Should the American education system change its focus so that all students can thrive?
Read the full report here: http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news_events/features/2011/Pathways_to_Prosperity_Feb2011.pdf"