Sunday, March 17, 2013
Education needs to remain an investment in America’s future
By Joseph R. Urgo/The Baltimore Sun
Aspects of recent debates about the value of a liberal arts education, its usefulness and its appropriateness strike a familiar and disturbing historical chord. Our nation’s brightest students, contemplating the dedication of four years to the highest level of cognitive challenge, are discouraged by a contingent of their elders and asked to consider something more practical....