Dr. Marion Jacobs criticises the government step to cut funding for universities to overcome the current economic crises because university educated-people will be less due to the increase of tuition fees. Moreover, she supports her criticism by some economical and social reasons why it is essential to have more and more of them. Economically, educated people earn more salaries which will raise the government’s income because they pay more tax. Furthermore, establishing new universities or expand existing one will enhance and benefit the local cities, also the students by creating many jobs for them as well. Socially, she argues that educated people possess unique thinking skills which cover all aspects of life, also they well characterized in leadership. Also, she states that this step will worsen the situation because there is already a lack of specialities. Finally, she argues that degree holders are healthier and have less crime records.
In general, Dr. Marion Jacobs’s critique to cut funds is considered to be constructive and meaningful. Her economic reasons are commonly accepted regardless that they are not based on strong evidences. However, the social reasons are not considered to be exclusively part of educated people only. She has to think elaborately about them.
Dr. Marion Jacobs supports her position that having more educated people leads to enhance the economy performance and many public projects will be accomplished. This is a strong point because as she mentioned that they will pay more tax; thus this will support the government financially to achieve any unsurpassed public projects. Also, she argues that universities play an important role to improve the local cities economy and the students. This is a logical point relay on the fact that education industry play one of the main income sources to Australia.
On the other hand, Dr. Marion Jacobs fails to support her criticism with realistic social reasons. At the beginning,...