DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education

by Anya Kamenetz | Education | This book has not been rated.
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Journal Entry 1 by Lintulai on Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Kamenetz (Generation Debt, 2006) tackles the U.S. higher education system. Starting with a history of college development, she delves into how poverty, race, and class converge in the halls of higher learning. She then asserts that everything about how we live and what we hope for is tied into the collegiate dream of success, which has been persistently sold to the American middle class. But why hasn’t this promise been fulfilled for so many? Kamenetz pinpoints political reasons, and makes the case that serious changes must be made pertaining to how colleges serve their students and make their money to prevent a decrease in the value of college degrees and a widening gap between social classes.

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