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A View From Lick Skillet by Gerald Largen

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Much good could come of reform of higher education

Gentle reader, as we enter the autumn season, most educational institutions begin a new academic year.

Although President Obama has initiated efforts to reform our institutions of higher learning from the community colleges to the most prestigious universities, regrettably it is unlikely that the entering freshmen will find his lot substantially improved over that of his older fellows.

Costs continue to escalate at a totally unreasonable rate, and the value of a degree continues to decline.


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