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Scrapping College for All (Part 2)

By Robert Samuelson - June 14, 2012

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WASHINGTON -- Let's resume the debate over who should go to college. Some weeks ago, I wrote a column arguing that the "college for all" philosophy is a major blunder of educational policy. Its defects, as I outlined them, include: -- The lowering of college entrance requirements, except at elite schools (in 2008, about 20 percent of four-year schools had "open admissions" policies, meaning that...

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