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Is The Government Encouraging a Futile Education System?

Isn't a guy with a Ph.D. in economics arguing against Higher Ed like a rich guy telling the poor to stop worrying about money? Is the $1 trillion spent by the government yearly in education worth it? Why do employers reward studying all of these courses that don’t matter in the real world? Why doesn’t Tiny Dancer require higher standards for a high school diploma rather than focusing on what a student does after they graduate? Professor of Economics at George Mason University and author of the book “The Case Against Education,” Bryan Caplan joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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