Tag: Credential

We Don’t Value Education. We Value The Credential.

It’s time for our country to reckon with itself on the deeply held value of education. Is it education that we value? Or is it the credential that results from certain types of education? We have lived in a society that has emphasized the importance of education from the very beginning. Benjamin Franklin once said “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” A similar refrain has been made by nearly every American leader since and reflected by generations of Americans at dinner tables across the country. On the surface, there’s nothing

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