Phi Beta Cons

Leading Horses to Water and All That

In my Clarion Call piece this week, I take a skeptical look at the big accountability movement that demands colleges show improving educational results among their students.

I doubt that it can have much impact. Most students are content with this easy, fun, esteem-enhancing thing called education and don’t want anything more challenging. 

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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