Tearing Down the Gates

Tearing Down the Gates

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A compelling critique of the American educational system explains how the growing inequities between rich and poor is exacerbated by offering the advantaged ample opportunites while shutting out the poor, arguing that we need to take a hard look at the implications of equal opportunity in America today.universities ought to be judged, a€ the magazinea#39;s editors wrote in unveiling the first rankings issue. a€œThe key is judging the right things.a€19 Indeed, the ... UCLA, which U.S. News ranked twenty-fifth, climbed to the second spot; and two other University of California campuses, at Berkeley and San Diegoa€”both well down on the U.S. News lista€”jumped into the top ten. Losers under the Monthlya#39;s methodologyanbsp;...

Title:Tearing Down the Gates
Author:Peter Sacks
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2007


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