An Era of Neglect – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is running a series of articles in this issue about the state of higher education and the history that led us to its current state. The short version is that economic downturns and private sector commitments to paying as little taxes as possible has led to cuts in state budgets. Rises in tuition costs are exactly proportional in many cases to cuts in state budgets for education, and in order to drive up admissions, colleges are increasingly investing in sports and amenities rather than in qualified educators. The result is that the business sector is getting what … Continue reading An Era of Neglect – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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