Venture Capitalist Michael Gibson discusses his book Paper Belt on Fire: How Renegade Investors Sparked a Revolt Against the University. Paper Belt on Fire addresses the “higher education bubble” (ie, how kids are being pressured into pursuing higher education, then being saddled with lifelong debt). Colleges aren’t imparting skills – rather, they sort the labor market. Degrees are viewed as more valuable than the education, but this should be the other way around. Public schools in general are failing students. Listen to the full show in the first second hour.
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