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Charles Murray What's Wrong With Vocational School Summary

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In the article “What’s Wrong With Vocational School?”, Charles Murray of The Wall Street Journal believes that too many lower intelligent high school students are entering college. Murray argues that those with average intelligence are suitable for many job occupations, but that a college education is “where [their] skills leave off]. He goes on to explain that the body of people with an IQ of 100 can pass a college level Economics course, but not fully understand the complexities of the material itself. Murray believes that people who will excel in college must have “an IQ of 115 or higher”, which is around a quarter of the population. He then points out that the larger percentage of those enrolled should go to vocational school, not college,
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