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The lowering of higher education in America why financial aid should be based on student performance

Jackson. Toby

2009

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  • Title:
    The lowering of higher education in America why financial aid should be based on student performance
  • Author: Jackson. Toby
  • Description: CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. How Colleges Undermine High School Education; 2. Maximizing Access to College Maximizes the Enrollment of Underprepared Students; 3. How Grade Inflation Undermines Academic Achievement; 4. Goofing Off at College; 5. Is College Graduation Enough for a Good Job, or Do College Graduates Have to Know Something?; 6. The Perils of the Financial Aid Labyrinth; 7. How a Change in Public Policy Can Improve American College Education; Index
    After a half-century of teaching, distinguished educator Jackson Toby concludes that all too often, our current system gives high school students the impression that college is an entitlement and not a challenge. The Lowering of Higher Education: Why Financial Aid Should be Based on Student Performance is TobyÕs unflinching look at this broken system and the ways it can be fixed.||The Lowering of Higher Education documents just how far college admission standards have fallen, then measures the cost of remedial programs for underprepared high school students just to get them to where they shoul
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger
  • Format: 1 online resource (225 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-33882-X;ISBN 9786612338823;ISBN 0-313-37899-1
  • Subjects: Education, Higher -- Economic aspects -- United States; College students -- Rating of -- United States; Educational accountability -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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