Thursday, August 1, 2013

Cheater nation: Easy colleges = entry to grad school

Yet another example of how the fix is in: U.S. higher education is becoming a racket. 

Conservatives say they believe in incentives. So where is the incentive at colleges to be "tough" or honest with grading? When colleges get tough, tuition-paying parents, students and alumni donors complain (justifiably, unfortunately) to the administrators that they're making the school less competitive.  

The young winners in this racket go on to become our nation's leaders.  And on and on it goes....

By Louis Lavelle
July 30, 2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek

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