Degree Inflation Undermines U.S. Competitiveness & Social Mobility

Increasingly a baccalaureate degree has become a requirement for more and more jobs, regardless of whether anything learned in college enhances the person’s ability to do the job.  This condition called “Degree Inflation” is one reason every parent wants every child to go to college, regardless of underlying talents or ambitions.  That’s great news for colleges, but not for students, companies, or parents.  How did we get here?  What are the implications?  And what are the solutions?  We’ll provide the answers you need.

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