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Another Accreditation Skeptic

David Kirkpatrick offers here the opinion that educational accreditation is “more shadow than substance.”
Kirkpatrick includes some splendid quotations, such as this one from Leon Botstein: “Like state regulations, accreditation…is not defense against bad teaching, poor curricula, or inadequate facilities.”

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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