For-Profit Lessons for All

By Ben Wildavsky

Once little more than a blip on the radar of American higher education, for-profit colleges now enroll about 1 in 10 of the nation’s postsecondary students. And this fast growth has not gone unremarked. The past year has brought unprecedented scrutiny and often harsh criticism of proprietary education from policy makers, regulators, and the news media. Unfortunately, too little attention has been paid to the innovative practices the best for-profits have to offer — and how such reforms could help the rest of the higher ed world.

Continued at: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/03/01/essay-what-nonprofit-higher-ed-can-learn-profit-sector#ixzz1nstuXChC

Read “Crossing to the Darkside: http://www.aei.org/files/2011/12/13/-crossing-to-the-dark-side_081435690014.pdf

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