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ERIC Number: EJ541269
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0041-5537
The High Cost of Higher Education.
Elfin, Mel
U.S. News & World Report, v121 n11 p91-93,101 Sep 16 1996
Argues that higher education is a labor-intensive service industry of independent and mutually jealous units supporting expensive and underused facilities, resulting in vast inefficiency. Paying for college education is a source of increasing distress for families. Colleges argue that the truly needy have better access than ever. Constantly emerging technologies are costly. New sources of revenue are needed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Journal avail: U.S. News & World Report Inc., 2400 N Street N.W., Washington, DC 20037.