There is No Market in Higher Education

“… There are nearly 8,000 postsecondary institutions of higher education authorized by the Department of Education to receive federally-backed loans, but if we are to be honest with ourselves, only about 400 which we can honestly say are differentiated enough for employers and graduate schools to notice. The others are basically commodity products (giving about the same quality of product as most others). It is difficult even to understand what differentiates one product from another …” (more)

[Mark DeFusco, 21st Century Scholar, 1 June]

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