Credentialism and Higher Ed

“… In general, bringing Harvard into a discussion of ‘higher education policy’ is about as relevant as bringing truffles into a discussion of ‘food policy’. The issue at hand is not how to refine the very tippity-top of the quality spectrum but how to serve the majority of people with good quality at a fair price. The framing of this question by both of these very smart commentators assumes that the system of accreditation we have works well today, for the majority of people …” (more)

[Anya Kamenetz, Huffington Post, 26 April]

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