Letter: Still waiting for all those jobs for college grads

08/22/2013 6:00 AM |
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO  |  The celebration begins outside Mattituck High school Saturday afternoon following graduation.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | The celebration begins outside Mattituck High school in June after graduation.

To the editor:

“College and career ready” has become the favored phrase used by corporate education reformers.

Ironically, New York State is sending record numbers of its students to college, and we’re all still looking for the long list of 21st century jobs and careers awaiting our high school and college graduates.

Steve Shrey, New York Mills, N.Y.

To read more letters to the editor reacting to Michael White’s column on Common Core State Standards, pick up a copy of this week’s Suffolk Times.

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