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Media Coverage 9/30/16

Soon-to-be-former UC Berkeley Chancellor Dirks told an audience Clinton’s plan for free tuition “won’t happen.” To offset a mostly quiet week on the UC news front, I’ve included some recent reports on free tuition and the state of American higher education. 348 more words

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Finnish education: a system based on equity, trust & responsibility

Finland’s public school system is a hot topic among international education circles and the media for a number of reasons that stand it apart from other countries’ approaches to teaching and learning. 2,823 more words


Careful What We Ask For

Listening to the wish lists being presented to the presidential candidates this year, they do seem large:  everything from free tuition and medical care, to guaranteed jobs and guaranteed annual income.   251 more words

Higher Education

The cost of higher education has increased drastically in the US as the quality has decreased. In public institutions, open admissions drew many more new students to higher education, many of whom had not received adequate secondary school education. 576 more words

Role Of Government

How Will Higher Education Fare in the National Elections?


Let the games begin.

As we watch the negotiated spectacle that will play out at both political conventions, these staged reality television moments will also be set against a backdrop of heightened social, cultural, racial, and economic tensions. 748 more words


Free college is actually f r e e e e e e🤑

Eighty-two percent (82%) of all adults recognize, too, that when politicians promise to make college tuition free, it means taxpayers will be paying that tuition. Just seven percent (7%) think it means college will really be free.

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