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By Drew Johnson
Inept government shouldn't be entrusted with the power to kill its citizens
Topic - Jeffrey Selingo
It's not hard to see that the $490 billion higher-education industry is failing America. One study showed that only 45 percent of students demonstrate any cognitive gains by the middle of their sophomore year. Only about 50 percent of students enrolling in a four-year college graduate within six years.
Mr. Selingo acknowledges that the outrageous cost of college today is going to force changes in the higher-ed business model.
Mr. Selingo has written a book that is not so much a recapitulation of how we got here, but rather looks forward to the future of postsecondary learning.