Progressing Knowledge And Ethics Through Importance Of Higher Education

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Progressing Knowledge and Ethics Through Importance of Higher Education: An Annotated Bibliography
Billitteri, T. J. (2009, November 20). The Value of a College Education. CQ Researcher, 19, 981-1004. Retrieved from By the title of this article you would assume that the author, Thomas Billitteri, stands on one side of the fence on this issue, a strongly pro-college side which goes along with all the people that think you need an education to be successful. After a strong analysis of this paper this is not the case, for he does show a strong view and stats for a college education while providing an equally sturdy case for partial or no schooling at all. In 2009, Billitteri states, “…many young people are ill-prepared or unmotivated to get a four-year degree and should pursue apprenticeships or job related technical training instead”. Showing that college isn’t for everyone and that they can still pursue forms of higher education although, Billitteri keeps college in high praise by later quoting president Obama, “…jobs requiring at least an associate’s degree are projected to grow twice as fast as jobs requiring no college experience. We will not keep those jobs… without training offered by community colleges”. (¶1) Billitteri knows how to do his research with thirty plus years under his belt of experience writing about many institutions. He also has a BA in English and also carries a MA in journalism. (Billitteri, CQ Researcher)…

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