Date: Mar 31, 2014 12:16 PM
Author: Roberta M. Eisenberg
Subject: Jobs and Skills and Zombies - NYTimes.com


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/opinion/krugman-jobs-and-skills-and-zombies.html?emc=edit_th_20140331&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=34947105&_r=0

The author is the Nobel prize winning Princeton professor of economics and nytimes OpEd writer, Paul Krugman.

One of the the main things pushing the CCSS is what he calls a myth ? the skills gap between what workers have and what employers want. In other words, making students "college and career ready? may be a false impetus for the CCSS.

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