Is College Really Good?

Mark Bauerline asks that question in his Wall Street Journal post.

Higher education may be heading for a reckoning.

Recently, though, a new public skepticism has surfaced, with galling facts to back it up. Over the past 30 years, the average cost of college tuition and fees has risen 250% for private schools and nearly 300% for public schools (in constant dollars). The salaries of professors have also risen much faster than those of other occupations.

He goes on.

higher-ed-book-front-from-amazonHe discusses the question in terms raised by a book, Higher Education?. The book is subtitled “How Colleges are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids–And What We Can Do About It.”

It’s an interesting read.

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