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Charles Hugh Smith: The Nearly Free University

Our broken education model is ripe for creative disruption
Saturday, September 14, 2013, 12:15 PM

The cost of higher education has skyrocketed in recent decades. The average cost of tuition is up over 1,000% since the 1980s, far outstripping price inflation and most other goods and services.

Yet despite the accelerated cost, the value of a college degree has been diminishing, both in the terms of quality of education received, as well as future employment prospects. » Read more