Featured Letter: Still waiting for all those jobs for college grads

08/22/2013 6:00 AM |
BILL LANDON PHOTO  |  The Riverhead High School Class of 2013 celebrates graduation Saturday morning.

BILL LANDON FILE PHOTO | The Riverhead High School Class of 2013 celebrates graduation in June.

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 News-Review or click on the E-Paper.

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