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The values of the market have come to permeate every aspect of our society.
In College, Andrew Delbanco explains the reversal of the postwar project of democratic expansion in higher education.
A case of scientific misconduct at Harvard.
As administrators declare there's no alternative to austerity and corporatization in higher ed, student Occupyers fight back.
COLLGE FINALIST: There’s still time to face up to the issues we stand to inherit, and our generation has the modern means to do it. Whether we can muster the will—well, that’s entirely up to us.
HIGH SCHOOL WINNER: A graduating high school senior reflects on her generation's embattled future—and its dwindling access to quality education.
There is a message here about masculine privilege.
The crushing burden of student debt has shattered the American dream for a whole generation. They want their future back.
Our colleges and universities have never been truly open to everyone. But against the backdrop of a worsening high school drop-out rate and rising student debt burdens for those who do make it to college, can American higher education be saved?
Given skyrocketing college costs and the bleak jobs outlook, some argue that vocational school is an apt alternative to a four-year liberal arts program for many working-class kids.
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