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Thu January 10, 2013
Is it Time to Move College Forward — and Maybe Online?
No question about it: Boston is a college town — a town overrun with students, brimming with the scholars who teach them and the leafy campuses that house them.
But beyond the bricks, ivy, and beautiful quads, there are emerging problems.
Best-selling author Seth Godin recently said he worries that college is too often a repeat of high school — but with binge drinking.
Even if your college experience is more worthwhile than that, is it worth more than $55,000 a year, the cost of many private schools? Or are we witnessing a re-invention of college, a revolution of sorts?
We talked about this with leading thinkers on education.