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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

More State Law Schools Moving to the "De Facto Private" Model of Michigan and Virginia

That's the real meaning of this story about double-digit tuition increases at many "public" law schools, though the article fails to mention that Michigan and Virginia already charge the highest tuition of any nominally public law schools in the country.   The privatization of the previously public sector has, of course, been the trend of the past quarter-century, with consequences visible across the wreckage of the economy.   "Public" higher education is merely a symptom of that broader development.

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