Identity Crisis: Are the Stakes of Our Educational and Professional Futures Too High? | Education on GOOD | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Parents have always held visions of what professional uniforms their sons or daughters should wear. These visions are becoming fetishes in a world in which professional titles provide license to a reframed American Dream.

 

Christina Freeland describes it as a "winner-take-all economy" in which "education is the trump card." Consequently, parents over time have increased their investments in education to ensure that their children are not second-class citizens in a high skilled economy.