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The False Promise of Elite Education The Chronicle of Higher

The False Promise of Elite Education The Chronicle of Higher


April 5, 2019

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Higher education in the future, Carey believes, will be flexible and based on specialized skills and credentials for jobs and career advancement.

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Crow is a doer, a thinker and a writer. There may be no better guide to understanding how he perceives higher education than his 2015 book, Designing the ...

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Elizabeth Warren's free college and debt relief plan is a major intervention in the national discussion about the future of higher ed.

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... the postsecondary education and training ecosystem. Disagree with him if you like, but don't ignore him.

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What struck me most about the admissions scandal was how blatantly transactional a college degree has become and how vulnerable universities have become to ...

Even when you average debt across an income category, you actually see low, middle, and upper-middle income people having similar debt totals.

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The authors write that the results support “the common belief that education is an antidote to intolerance,” at least in the case of bias against women in ...

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These universities have tried to compensate by increasing tuition (or increasing the percent out-of-state students, who pay higher tuition).

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Acceptance rates at top colleges have declined by about half over the past decade or so, raising concern about intensifying academic competition.

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A board at the AAC&U meeting asked participants to share their thoughts about higher education. The theme of the meeting was “Can Higher Education Recapture ...

Nearly all Worthing students deal with the effects of deep, intractable poverty that create longer odds for success in school. Worthing is surrounded by ...

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William Clark's Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University is an extraordinary attempt to answer that question. It's a most unusual book, ...

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Maybe to combine two areas of expertise, or perhaps your first bachelor's hasn't proved employable. But the Danish education ministry ...

... who pay higher tuition). It looks like they've done this on a pretty much one-to-one basis, so that they're actually getting more money per student now ...

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That was the takeaway message, intended or not, of the book co-written by William G. Bowen, the former Princeton University president and legendary academic ...

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THERE IS a counterintuitive mindset behind Michael Hyatt's productivity system. Productivity is not about doing more faster. Rather it's about achieving ...

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Whether you believe women are “emotionally suited” to hold political office is closely tied to your level of education, a new report suggests.

Higher education is now facing a different kind of balancing act, though, one that involves not just what we teach and who we are but what college is and ...

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New Data & Society report on media literacy by Monica Bulger and Patrick Davison

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One of my almae matres cut a bevy of language majors on Friday. I wrote about it on this blog, but I tend to be long-winded, so if you're pressed for time ...

The Free Speech Crisis on Campus Is Worse than People Think

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Let's see: on the left there is a book, a name, a tradition, and a commitment to increasing knowledge and to disseminating knowledge. On the right there is.

One in five children in the United States has a diagnosable mental health condition. Unfortunately, access to care for these children is poor: At least 85 ...

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