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Underdogs in Education (Part 2): Why College Tuition is So High

Image Credit: New America Foundation In Part 1, we discussed the battle between For-Profit schools and traditional colleges for education dollars and strategies underdogs can
employ to unseat incumbents. Do employers have a dog in this fight? Since many, if not most, people rank “getting a job” higher than
”learning” on the list of reasons why they …

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Underdogs in Education (Part 1): For-Profit Schools as a Case Study in Game Theory

This is Part 1 of a Two-Part Post on Education in America. David and Goliath, one of the most well-known stories in the bible, provides a good framework for evaluating competition between asymmetrical combatants. When you’re an underdog, you don’t win by playing by the book. You have to take risks and embrace schemes that may increase …

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