A Trojan Horse in “Higher” Education | Front Porch Republic

The life and health of the world—that one value of which Wendell Berry wrote long ago in “Discipline and Hope”—have not improved since the advent of standardized testing or the opening of universities to everyone with a pulse. And still every year hordes of credulous young people are told to part with good money, most of it borrowed, that for many of them could be better spent in other endeavors. In most cases the result of all that spending is not an educated person; it is a graduated person

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