Why Macalester's prez takes issue with the current romanticization of dropouts

"There are few things more condescending and destructive than those who have benefited from an expensive and intensive college education (Mr. Ellsberg is a graduate of Brown University) arguing that others need not bother about such benefits for themselves."

-- Macalester College President Brian Rosenberg in a Huffington Post commentary criticizing Michael Ellsberg's recent New York Times opinion piece,"Will Dropouts Save America?"

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