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Declining by Degrees : Higher Education at Risk - 05 edition

Declining by Degrees : Higher Education at Risk (ISBN10: 1403969213; ISBN13: 9781403969217)
ISBN13: 978-1403969217
ISBN10: 1403969213

Summary: Two decades ago A Nation at Risk sounded a national alarm on K-12 education. Now, an equally urgent alarm is being sounded for higher education in America. In Declining by Degrees, leading authors and educators such as Tom Wolfe, Jim Fallows, and Jay Mathews provide us with a valuable understanding of the serious issues facing colleges today, such as budget cuts, grade inflation, questionable recruitment strategies, and a major focus on Big Time Sports. Tied to the P
BS documentary of the same name, Declining by Degrees creates a national discussion about the future of higher education and what we can do about it.
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Summary: Two decades ago A Nation at Risk sounded a national alarm on K-12 education. Now, an equally urgent alarm is being sounded for higher education in America. In Declining by Degrees, leading authors and educators such as Tom Wolfe, Jim Fallows, and Jay Mathews provide us with a valuable understanding of the serious issues facing colleges today, such as budget cuts, grade inflation, questionable recruitment strategies, and a major focus on Big Time Sports. Tied to the PBS documentary of the same name, Declining by Degrees creates a national discussion about the future of higher education and what we can do about it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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