Thu October 13, 2011
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Slams Anthropology Degrees

Originally published on Thu October 13, 2011 2:04 pm



Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

An expert on this program once said students should ask if their degree will lead to a job that is worth the cost of college. Florida Governor Rick Scott said something similar, but he said it in a certain way. He said he wants to steer students towards certain degrees, that tax dollars should not, quote, "educate more people who can't get jobs in anthropology." Not that he's bitter. His daughter got a degree in anthropology and ended up working elsewhere. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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