An economy under which educational attainment and professional advancement are punished is an economy that is destined to collapse. Pol Pot used to make his country's most educated and most successful do manual labor in the name of "fairness". Sound familiar, America?
A huge problem is that students now require the first two years of college just to get to the educational level of High Schoolers who graduated back in the 1950's 60' and 70's.Thus paying twice to get it.
Excellent article: Has America Been Crippled By Intellectual Idiots? http://www.alt-market.com/articles/733-has-america-been-crippled-by-intellectual-idiots