Why Education and Employment Go Hand-in-Hand


In the new movie "Larry Crowne," Tom Hanks plays a Navy veteran who is a manager at one of those big box stores where you can buy bananas, a TV, new tires for your car and a fish tank all under one roof. Although he is something of a superstar employee, he's unceremoniously let go when the company downsizes, and one reason he's given is that he lacks the college education that many other professionals have.