13 avril 2014

College Is Still for Creating Citizens

http://chronicle.com/img/chronicle_logo.gifBy Marvin Krislov and Steven S. Volk. The fierce debate about the future of higher education in America has clarified some issues even as it has polarized national thinking on the question. While most people agree that current models need rethinking, few have answered where we would be without a vibrant, multifaceted higher-education sector. Two points are critical to this discussion: stimulating informed and open conversations between the higher-education community and future employers in business and the nonprofit community, and acknowledging that higher education fails in its mission if it trains graduates only for their first postcollege job. More...
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