A recent study reported that women entering the workplace earn only 78% (as
I recall) as much as their male recent graduate colleagues. Of course this
is in aggregate; the study compared males who majored in chemical
engineering to females who majored in Early Elizabethan Poetry.
Anyway, a recent proposal has been floated in Florida to adjust state
tuition charges based on students' college majors.
"Since degrees in science, technology engineering, and math — collectively
known as STEM fields — are more likely to employ graduates than degrees in
liberal arts, the plan calls for Florida to raise tuition on non-STEM
Sounds like a plan to me; the nation already has enough lawyers.
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