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Education Reform: Should school funding be based on student employability?

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OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14494 Posts
Saturday, April 6, 2013 9:48:46 PM
Well you already give athletes a free ride for playing a game...

No, they get a "free ride" for making $millions for their schools. Sports are a HUGE money maker for colleges and universities, or they were till the liberals forced them to spend the same amount of money on women's sports, which is mostly wasted.

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13471 Posts
Friday, April 5, 2013 6:02:14 AM
Well you already give athletes a free ride for playing a game.......

Tiredofnicks
Male, 30-39, Europe
 4895 Posts
Friday, April 5, 2013 3:58:28 AM
Really, 'murica? Yet another anti-intellectual drive?

One big fat reason against this is that no basic research will get done because no theoretical science study programs will recieve any kind of funding.

som-tam
Male, 18-29, Asia
 652 Posts
Friday, April 5, 2013 2:54:35 AM
let's be honest here, what do we think college/university is really about? is to get an education in a field that you want to pursue? or to study something you are interested in or like doing? or, and this is going to anger some people, is it a tool for indoctrinating young, impressionable teens into left-wing ideology? A little of each i think.
my opinion is that publicly funded college/uni should be about training or education for a career. not for a hobby. for example, i know a girl who did a degree in playing a musical instrument... she had to do a further year to increase her employability in flute playing, now she is considering doing another year to become a music teacher. she should have just done a degree in musical education. 2 years of wasted money and time. but she has very left-wing opinions and that is the only result that matters, right?

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14494 Posts
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:38:06 PM
The problem of unemployable graduates with worthless degrees started when the government took over the student loan business. Can you imagine a banker in his right mind loaning someone $200K to get a degree in Ethnic Studies or Feminist Literature?

BTW, McDonald's is advertising to hire college grads as cashiers. What the hell else are you qualified to do with a degree in 12th Century Chinese Poetry?

Once again, liberals ruin everything they touch.

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