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U.S. Chamber Report Highlights Private Sector Innovations that are Transforming Education

May 17, 2011
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WASHINGTON, D.C.— At the May 16 forum of higher education stakeholders, “edupreneurs,” and policymakers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) released a report on the urgent need for innovation coupled with policy reforms in higher education.

May 16, 2011
College 2.0: Transforming Higher Education through Greater Innovation and Smarte

The challenges facing traditional higher education cannot be overcome without fundamental transformation brought about by strong institutional leadership coupled with policy reforms that promote innovation. The cost spiral will continue without innovations driven by e-learning and incentives built around increasing productivity. Regulations and incentives should be crafted to open the way for the most dynamic innovations, while rendering the true costs, risks, and potential benefits as transparent as possible for prospective students.