Today’s New York Times explains that the chasm between those who have and those who do not has also visited education. Click here to see that story.
Implications: There are a couple of reasons I think this story is important. First of all, education influences the future. But secondly, I’m interested in chasms that could expand—or be established—between various economic classes.
Companies generally thrive by super-serving a core consumer group. Is your customer base making progress in their quest to build a future, or are they facing challenges? Are they increasingly upscale, or financially challenged? (By the way, there is great opportunity for businesses that succeed in super-serving almost any core audience.)
By the way, how does this issue impact educators… or the people responsible for selling education to incoming or prospective students?