Saturday, July 03, 2010

Fast-tracking: Alternatives to College

I am reading Kamenetz's book "DIY U" and found this relevant article.

Fast-tracking: Alternatives to College: "Based on a few years of observation, we noticed that there was little or no correlation between academic performance, as measured by grades and the type of college a person attended, and their real on-the-job performance. That was a genuine surprise, particularly for me, as I grew up thinking grades really mattered ..."

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