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Beer and circuses: aspects of university education in the USA…and probably elsewhere

…high dropout rates, growing student debt, a beer-and-circus social spectacle that dominates many campuses, and measured outcomes that show many students fail to increase their knowledge significantly in four, five, or more years…

From an article arguing for a return to apprenticeships or  a mix of academic and practical work for all sorts of jobs including political studies.

Full article here.

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