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Letters | HIGHER ED, LOWERED EXPECTATIONS

For-profit colleges seek larger debate on overall system

Your story on private-sector colleges and universities failed to highlight the need for a larger conversation about the very nature of higher education (“A costly lesson,” Business, May 15).

Private-sector colleges and universities provide students with access to career-focused education and in-demand skills training that they otherwise would not receive due to selective admissions policies and lack of available courses at public and private institutions.

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