On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute tells Mike Petrilli and David Griffith why we should be happy that an increasing number of states are eliminating college degree requirements for many jobs. Then, on the Research Minute, Amber tells us about the effect of mandatory pass/fail grading on college student performance.
- “Penn.’s New Governor Strikes a Blow Against the College-Industrial Complex” —Forbes
- “Busting the College-Industrial Complex” —National Affairs
- “Utah governor wants to eliminate the ‘paper ceiling’ of degree requirements” —The Center Square
- The study that Amber reviewed on the Research Minute: Kristin Butcher, Patrick McEwan, and Akila Weerapana, “Making the (Letter) Grade: The Incentive Effects of Mandatory Pass/Fail Courses,” National Bureau of Economic Research (December 2022)
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