Is college necessary? Half say ‘yes’


Only 51 percent of U.S. adults say a college education is “very important,” down from 70 percent in 2013, reports Gallup.
Discussion of a recent Gallup Poll with results at the link.

This is beginning to affect the tutoring world somewhat. There's been a shift away from SAT/ACT prep or rehab and a lot more interest in focusing on the math needed to do well in CC programs geared to certifications in various STEM and Industrial Arts programs.

It's all math/science so I don't care but it's an interesting development that I wouldn't have predicted it 10 years ago when almost all parents defaulted to college after high school as the only sensible career track.

Joanne Jacobs