A High-Profile Tech Boot Camp Stumbles
Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed
Steve Wozniak has had something of a golden touch, most notably in co-founding Apple with Steve Jobs. But the postsecondary education provider named for him, Woz U, may tarnish rather than burnish his reputation.
Like many education start-ups, Woz U promised to dramatically improve the quality of education provided by traditional colleges. It's now the subject of critical news report citing dissatisfied students. Meanwhile, its leaders defend quality but acknowledge flaws and a slow start.