volume 25, issue 96, P770-797 2017
DOI: 10.1590/s0104-40362017002501055
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Abstract: AbstractThe essay discusses the strengths and shortcomings of private higher education in Latin America. It argues that private institutions play an important role and shows -with numbers -that profits and quality education are unrelated. In discussing regulations, it argues that both neglect and heavy-handed policies are not producing the expected results. What less prosperous and smaller private institutions need is public support, in order to offer decent quality education and innovate in non-traditional a…

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