Major innovations—forged by the struggles of the Great Recession and fostered by technology—are coming to higher education, according to a high-profile gathering of education innovators meeting in Phoenix recently.
Many of the 1,500 attendees there agreed that the recession exposed structural flaws in higher education. The system simply costs too much and accomplishes too little.
The solutions, many of them born out of new technology, seem to be flowing from investment dollars via venture capital deals.
(READ the AP story from the Washington Post)