Re: Reforming Education

Bryan Moss (
Wed, 6 Oct 1999 13:39:55 +0100

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

> ...And after the separation of school and state, the privatized education
> system then needs to separate instruction from credentialing. It is a
> clear conflict of interest that the same institution that teaches you
> things at great expense is also the one that verifies that you have
> learned them and issues you a valuable credential. If the credentialing
> authority were independent, it would be capable of judging the school as
> well as the student, and the credential would be more meaningful.

This really should be a buyers market. The credentials should judge *only* the school and should be used by both the student and potential employers to judge the quality of education.