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ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Higher Ed News Roundup: Where Did Education Go?

September 26, 2014 by ACTA

Inflation in higher ed has doubled since last year.

Steven Pinker and William Deresiewicz don't agree on much, but both point to the prioritization of everything but education as the root problem.

Charles Lane similarly accuses schools of "drifting" from their academic mission.

On the need for clarity with regard to the cost of college.

The perverse incentives of student loan programs.

And an MIT study on online classes shows learning gains for the students who kept up.

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