Essay on An Article On `` Real Education `` By Robert T. Perry

1246 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Every day high school seniors are thinking about what they should do with their futures. Some want to go to college to get the degrees they want so that they can get that job or career that they always wanted to do. Two authors argue about different opinions with Robert T. Perry writing, “On “Real Education” with the belief that the United States of America needs more college-educated workers than ever and Charles Murray stating that there are too many college students going into college. With two viewpoints, both focus on the issues of if college education is for everyone and if students are willing to go into college to compete with the foreign competitors. An article called,” On “Real Education,” appeared on InsideHigherEd.com on August 21, 2008 by Robert T. Perry, he wants the United States of America to have more graduates instead of less because according to the United States Department of Labor reports that the country needs more graduates to keep up and lead the other nations in the global economy. He states that in rural states his where he is in, they will need more health care workers to help with the aging population. Also teachers are facing a shortage and they need educators to successfully command and manage a classroom and share the wisdom to elementary and secondary students. South Dakota lacks accountants who are required by the industry to have 150 hours of post-secondary education to be successful in the Certified Public Accountants exam.…

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