I’m happy to announce that my latest essay, titled If You’re Not Fit For College, What Are You Fit For? has been published today on STIR Journal. I hope fans of Liquid Ink will check it out.
It responds to the idea, popular among a certain set of education reformers, that the lowest-performing high school students should be discouraged from attending college and moved instead into vocational training, perhaps in community colleges. Well…I work in a community college, and I had something to say about it.