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Higher Ed Now

Higher Ed Now is a production of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. It is a podcast on issues and policy in America's higher education system.To learn more visit

Feb 26, 2018

The dismal science has more bad news for American higher education. Economist Bryan Caplan’s new book, The Case Against Education, finds that a college degree is valuable not because college imparts knowledge, but because it signals certain qualities to future employers. But it doesn't have to be this way....