How the American University was Killed, in Five Easy Steps

Reblogged from the Homeless Adjunct

A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, “In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, ‘History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.’ I think he got it right. Nothing is more important to the future of the United States and the world than the breadth and effectiveness of education, especially of higher education.

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A thoughtful and well written piece on the state of  higher ed, and how we got here.

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