“… They [Corporations and the wealthy] don’t want to pay for training their own labor force,” he said. “They want their labor force to train itself, and then they’ll use it.” And the result is that “we have this enormous defect in American higher education. … [The United States] is one of the least educated countries out of all of the OECD countries. Achievements in math and science are way down compared to everywhere else; and this is a disaster from the standpoint of the national interest.”
|Skilled trade workers|
“Whether it’s at a four-year college or a two-year program, we can’t make higher education a luxury. It’s an economic imperative.…”
These men fail to see forest, the depth of the education issue.
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