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Politics & Government

Are we making a mistake by educating students for today's jobs?

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Changing Gears
Second year occupational therapy student, Craig Morea, helps patient Shirley Teffner with her shoulder.

Here's a question to consider: are we doing the students of Michigan a disservice by steering them to the jobs that businesses are demanding in today's world?

It's certainly a big push for Governor Rick Snyder.

But MLive columnist Rick Haglund has some misgivings about this growing push to match courses with what businesses want in Michigan grads.

He joined us today from Birmingham, and we asked him why he thinks this approach could backfire in the long run.

Listen to the full interview above.

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