Creators Walter E. Williams Aug. 9, 2017 Excerpt: The fact of business is that colleges admit a far greater number of students than those who test as being college-ready. Why should students be admitted to college when they are not capable of academic performance at the college level? Admitting such students gets the nation's high schools off the hook. The nation's high schools can continue to deliver grossly fraudulent education — namely, issue diplomas that attest that students can read, write and compute at a 12th-grade level when they may not be able to perform at even an eighth- or ninth-grade level. Cont... https://www.creators.com/read/walter-williams/08/17/is-college-education-worth-it Gets the high schools off the hook. Yes.