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Should we let wunderkinds drop out of high school?

Date Posted May 21 2013   Filed Under Tutoring, Tutoring for K-College    Tags high school, college, college degrees, high school diploma, high school students, minneapolis high schools, minnesota colleges

Should we let wunderkinds drop out of high school?

It's one thing to say tech geniuses don't need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college.

But now we've got David Karp, who doesn't even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

Which raises the question: When is it OK for a wunderkind to drop out of school?

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