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College or Bust?

Based on a New York Times article, "The College Drop-Out Boom," participants in a fishbowl discussion formulate and express opinions about the correlation between level of education, career options, and economic mobility. Ample procedural details and discussion questions are provided in this resource from the Learning Network. The link to a follow-up article recommended for homework isn't functional; use our link or search the article title on the Times site to find it.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
5 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Discussion
2 more...
Year
2005
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • No Degree, and No Way Back to the Middle
  • Project

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